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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

Ministry Career

Steps to Advance Your Ministry Career with a Graduate Degree

Looking to advance your ministry career? Ordained ministers, chaplains, and missionaries play a challenging, but critical role in today’s increasingly secular society. Although a strong calling is critical to success in these roles, it’s far from the only requirement. Inspiring and influential ministry relies on strong theological education – best achieved through an accredited Master … Continued

Angela Logan

Student Spotlight: Angela Logan

Mom, professional, student … Angela Logan does it all with a smile on her face. She’s busy, but excited for the next phase in her life. Currently, she lives in Hutchinson, Kansas with her husband, where they raise one daughter and three sons — all in their preteens and teens. She is also the secretary … Continued

Master of Divinity

Our Master of Divinity Program: Your Questions Answered

Have you always wished you could help others draw closer to God? Do you enjoy wrestling with theological issues and exploring faith, both on your own and in the company of other Christians? Do you wish you could do God’s work on Earth more effectively, and for a living? If you answered yes to any … Continued

DNP

DNP Decisions: 5 Reasons to Earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice Today

You love nursing. It’s all about helping people, making a difference in the lives of families and individuals who are hurting, and learning about one of the most fascinating machines on Planet Earth: the human body. What’s not to like? If you want to take your nursing career to a higher level, though, it’s sometimes … Continued

How to Start a Career in Travel Nursing

Locum tenens is Latin phrase for “to hold the place of or substitute for.” For nurse practitioners, it also means a unique career opportunity, full of flexibility, travel, and income potential. Locum tenens work has its roots in the Southwest.  In the 1970s, the University of Utah received a grant to temporarily fund physicians in … Continued