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Admissions Process

Understanding the Admissions Process with ACU

The decision to enter graduate school is an exciting step forward for many people. A graduate degree can help propel their lives forward, opening doors to new careers or advancements within their chosen fields. For many students, however, the decision can also feel nerve wracking and a little overwhelming. For adults returning to school, earning … Continued
Megan Winn

Student Spotlight: Megan Winn

Megan Winn (née Miller) currently acts as Student Service Operations Administrator for ACU Online, a new position that was created in August 2017. She first joined the University in May 2015 as a Student Service Advisor, within months of graduating from ACU Online with a Master of Education in Higher Education with a Student Services … Continued

MBA Student

6 Books Every MBA Student Should Read

What’s on your bookshelf? As a student enrolled in an MBA program, your personal reading material could prove just as transformative as lessons learned in the classroom. Not sure where to start? At minimum, you should add these essential reads to your collection: The Halo Effect … and the Eight Other Business Decisions That Deceive … Continued

Leadership

Take Your Leadership Skills to the Next Level: 5 Ways to Shine

There is a talent gap in leadership positions across numerous industries. According to the State of Leadership Development by Brandon Hall, a shocking 71 percent of companies do not feel confident in their leaders’ abilities to bring the business into the future. For professionals aspiring to work towards high leadership positions within their own brands, … Continued

Conflict Resolution

4 Signs Conflict Resolution is in Your Blood

Have you tried to make peace ever since you were a child? Do you hate it when people fight, when you know there are always answers to every conflict? Are you the one who regularly steps in to solve the family drama at holidays and reunions? If so, a degree in conflict resolution might be … Continued

Mark Thompson

Student Spotlight: Colonel Mark Thompson

Recently Colonel Mark Thompson, U.S. Army, celebrated a proud parent moment as his youngest daughter, Gabby, walked across the commencement stage to accept her undergraduate degree in Communications from Abilene Christian University. Then, he got ready to get his degree. Later that day, he received his fourth degree, a Master’s of Business Administration from  ACU’s … Continued

Nursing

5 Stress-Busting Tips for Students Juggling Work and Nursing School

Balancing a full-time nursing career with family, friends, and “me” time is very challenging. Add an online postgraduate nursing degree program to the mix, and you know for sure that “not enough hours in the day” is more than a cliché. If you’re taking your leadership and clinical skills to the next level by pursuing … Continued

M.Ed. in Higher Education

How a Master of Education in Higher Education Can Lead to Your Dream Career

Higher education is an exciting career path, marked by both challenges and personal satisfaction. Administrative professionals guide students through the ups and downs of college life, helping them discern not only their calling, but also their personal ambitions. The most effective college advisors and administrators understand the value of educating not only their students, but … Continued

Online Degrees

How Do Employers Feel About Online Degrees?

Have you reached the limits of your current role, but you can’t advance until you achieve a higher level of education? Are you hoping to switch careers, but can’t do it without the kind of education you can only get from a degree program? Would you like more opportunities for advancement, training, partnership, entrepreneurship or … Continued

Online Professors

What to Expect from Your Online Professors at ACU

Online learning has become a commonplace mode of learning, and certainly the most prevalent form of off-campus education today. Despite the institutionalized nature of online degree programs and the fact that employers increasingly throw their weight behind the practice, some prospective students are still wary. They wonder whether the educational experience will be as rich … Continued