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Newsweek America's Top Online Colleges 2024

ACU named among America’s Top Online Colleges by Newsweek

For the third consecutive year, Abilene Christian University has been named one of America’s Top Online Colleges for 2024. The award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. “ACU proudly stands among the nation’s premier online institutions,” said Dr. Stephen Johnson, chief administrative officer for ACU Dallas. … Continued
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The Growing Field of Precision Medicine Analytics

The word analytics can sometimes sound more daunting than what it really is. For starters, analytics sounds mathematical, logical and by comparison, too intimidating for those who consider themselves less so. And while the field of analytics does involve taking into account statistics, computer software, and data, universities are seeing the benefits of offering certificates … Continued

The Scope Of Nutrition Degrees

Everyone eats. Whether it’s a home-cooked meal or a quick midnight snack, many of us don’t think about the importance of nutrition—as both a consistent source of daily sustenance and a tool for building heart-healthy meal plans. Through ACU’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Master of Science in Nutrition/Dietetic Internship, you will be immersed … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Allison Sherier

From animal science enthusiast to working with cancer-related research at Caris Life Sciences, Dr. Allison Sherier comes to ACU’s precision medicine program with a willful spirit and drive to teach students how to utilize their research skills alongside the wondrous world of computer science. Known for her soft demeanor and quantitative, left-brained thinking, Dr. Sherier … Continued

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Career Types For Global Service Degree Seekers

Service is one of the fundamental aspects of the Christian faith. From the teachings of Jesus across the four gospels to the letters from the Apostle Paul urging followers to serve one another to the hundreds of faith-based nonprofits serving the world’s needs, we are called to be faithful servants in whatever capacity we find … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Maggie Walters

With a 4.0 GPA and plans to graduate in May 2023, Maggie Walters is a stellar scholar of precision medicine. But she’s more than that—Maggie is a joyful servant, whose interest in the field of precision flows from an eagerness to help diagnose, detect, and halt cancer for suffering patients in the world. A proud … Continued

Purpose Behind Earning a Master of Divinity

A theology degree can be useful for those seeking to enrich their understanding of biblical interpretation and knowledge, especially if you are considering a ministerial or pastoral role. In fact, depending on your denomination, you may be required to hold a graduate degree in ministry or divinity to even be considered. Through ACU’s online Master … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Chandler Delmas

Amid chaos, one thing holds true for Chandler Delmas – God is always in control, and life is never what you might expect. Finishing up her last few courses in the Master of Business Administration program, Chandler not only brings fresh perspectives to what it means to be a woman in business but also how … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Jon Wiener

Spanning an impressive career of over 50 years in cancer research and microbiology, Dr. Jon Wiener has worked for several sectors, universities, and medical laboratories nationwide. Having taught mass seminars to medical students as well as worked alongside renowned scientists and professionals on some of the unsolved wonders in microbiology, Jon joins ACU Online as … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Jarrett Jacobs

The role models of our formative years directly impact our development as individuals, for better or for worse. Realizing this reality, ACU alumni Jarrett Jacobs saw a need to advocate for adolescents and teens to help change the negative narratives through conflict management. Learn how his experience in our online Master of Arts in Conflict … Continued