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church leadership

ACU Announces Online Certificates In Church Leadership

Abilene Christian University (ACU) is launching two new online undergraduate certificates in church leadership, focused on equipping church leaders with foundational and practical aspects of the Christian faith to serve their congregations better.  Taught by a diverse array of passionate scholar-practitioners, each certificate is designed to help church leaders expand their biblical interpretation skills and … Continued
Management

Why Should You Get A B.S. in Management?

The purpose of ACU’s online Bachelor of Science in Management is to produce competent and well-connected students with a robust and comprehensive foundation of knowledge and skills that they can effectively apply in the world of business and management. Sound like you? Whether you’ve taken some classes in business management or are interested in becoming … Continued

Pricilla

Faculty Spotlight: Pricilla Wyatt

For many people, identifying the career where they’ll feel most fulfilled is hard, difficult work. Others may never necessarily discover their vocation—their job is just a job. For some people, though, the work to which they are called is evident from the beginning. Dr. Pricilla Wyatt is one of those people. Learn how this professor … Continued

integrated studies

Three Reasons Why You Should Consider An Integrated Studies Degree

Sometimes your dream career can feel so distant. Many things can get in the way of obtaining your perfect job—life commitments, geographical location, skill set, education, and more. And whether you’re a first-time college goer or a returning student, you can easily feel overwhelmed by having to choose one career path when your interests may … Continued

undergrad degree

The ROI of College: Why an Undergrad Degree is Worth It

We’ve all seen the headlines: an opinion piece in the New York Times fretting that “College May Not Be Worth It Anymore”; a 2021 report discovering that the average price tag for undergraduate education had increased by an alarming 169 percent since 1980; and countless articles and studies addressing the American student loan crisis. With … Continued

criminal justice

Why Should You Get a B.S. in Criminal Justice?

The last three years have proven difficult for Americans’ sense of safety and security. As scandals of violence and bias have rocked many police departments, the nation’s skepticism toward law enforcement has increased—leading to great unrest and distrust in American institutions. Navigating these difficult cultural pressures requires dedicated, effective, and values-driven leaders and personnel at … Continued

BS Christian Service and Formation

What’s a B.S. in Christian Service and Formation?

Our culture is becoming more complex, more digital, and more interconnected. At ACU, we’re training men and women in Christian ministry and theology who proclaim the Gospel and pursue the mission of Christ as compassionate, biblically-grounded intercultural leaders and ministry innovators. To prepare you for this high calling, ACU Online offers a Bachelor of Science … Continued

Why You Should Go Into Pre-Nursing

The last two years have proven that nurses are essential for keeping our world healthy. Being a nurse can be one of the most rewarding jobs around. And if you are someone who loves to help people and make a difference in their lives, pursuing a career in nursing will satisfy that need. Plus, nursing … Continued

Communication Disorders

What Can You Do With a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders?

The ability to communicate is one of the most important aspects of being human. But, more than 40 million people in the United States have some type of communication disorder. This inability to convey one’s thoughts and feelings can take an emotional toll and deeply impact a person’s quality of life. The field of communications … Continued

Child and Family

Child and Family Services: Bachelor’s Degree vs. Master’s Degree

Do you feel called to serve and support children and families as they seek greater flourishing in their lives? You’re not alone! Careers in child and family services are constantly evolving and rapidly increasing—providing an array of professional opportunities within the industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of child life … Continued