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Student Spotlight: Sarah Gerke

Therapy is more than just chit-chat; it’s about the relationship and bond built with someone willing and eager to listen. That ‘someone’ is someone like Sarah Gerke. From teaching elementary kids to running a camp, Sarah is a busy woman with a calming spirit. Full-time mom, wife, and now student, she has always found a … Continued

ACU partners with Texas Rangers to offer RangersU courses to players

On Thursday, at a joint press conference at Globe Life Field, Abilene Christian University and the Texas Rangers officially announced “Rangers U Powered by ACU” — a program that allows players and coaches to earn academic credit by taking online courses taught by ACU faculty and staff in both English and Spanish. “It really started … Continued

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

5 Growing Healthcare Fields You Need to Know About

Healthcare is the fastest growing career field in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In their Occupational Outlook Handbook, BLS outlined their projections: “Overall employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 13% from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations; this increase is expected to … Continued

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Student Spotlight: JP Kistler

Family is everything for ACU Online student, James P. Kistler. From evolving his professional career to his current pursuit of finishing his degree, JP’s wife and kids have been the forefront of all he does. So when they encouraged him to go back to school to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies, he … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Tera Harmon

At ACU, we believe in not only informing students through their studies, but also forming them into the people God intends them to be. That belief motivates Dr. Tera Harmon’s mindset as assistant professor and director of distance learning for the Graduate School of Theology at ACU. Through her devotion to biblical text and theological … Continued

The Top 10 Resources for ACU Online Students

You know that ACU Online offers exemplary education in a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered environment—but do you know about the wide range of resources ACU offers its students? From online tutoring to an Adobe Suite account to over 20,000 free Bible study videos, our resources go beyond your traditional needs and allow you to take care … Continued

Student Spotlight: Dr. Darlene Breaux

Education is more than just the years spent in a classroom. For some, getting an education is the first step toward achieving their primary professional goal. For others, it’s a requirement to launch themselves into a specific career or field of study. For Dr. Darlene Breaux, an ACU Online alumna from our Doctor of Education … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Brandy Chalmers

The most impactful moments in our lives guide the trajectory of our futures. How we decide to respond to adversity works either for our detriment or for our gain. Brandy Chalmers, ACU assistant professor and program director of Child and Family Services, is a perfect example of this. She transformed the pain of her childhood … Continued

Online Ed.D.

ACU Ranked Fifth in the Nation for Online Ed.D. Program

Abilene Christian University has been named one of the nation’s Best Online Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) Programs for 2022. Fortune Education, a highly respected industry and education ranking provider, presented the award.  The Best Online Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) Programs ranking highlights the top online universities that provide Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership programs for those … Continued