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Wardell Mayfield

Student Spotlight: Wardell Mayfield

From serving in the Security Forces and Air Force to helping his wife Christine homeschool five children to working as a deacon in his church—Wardell Mayfield has lived a busy, full life. But, when chronic back pain forced him to take an early medical retirement from the military in 2020, Wardell knew a massive pivot … Continued

9 Things You Can Expect to Learn from an MBA Program

Earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is a challenging goal that prepares you to move into even greater positions of responsibility and influence in the business world. This very popular professional degree equips you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to advance your career. While each traditional and online MBA program … Continued

Keri Croy

Croy discovers side benefits to pursuing online MBA

Big things await ACU Online student Keri Croy, a talented and passionate payroll specialist. She’s currently pursuing her MBA in hopes of scoring a promotion — but along the way, she’s gaining so much more. In addition to benefiting from the business curriculum of her MBA program, she’s learning about Christ-centered leadership, which she hopes … Continued

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On-Campus or Online MBA Program — Which Is Right for You?

Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees are the most popular graduate degree programs that students pursue, according to a 2016 survey cited by U.S. News. While the traditional on-campus MBA program still appeals to many aspiring business leaders, online programs are here to stay. Weighing the pros and cons between an on-campus versus a … Continued

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Can You Get an MBA if Your Bachelor’s is Not in Business?

If you’re thinking about pursuing your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree but are afraid your bachelor’s in biology (or anything but business) might hold you back, there’s no need for concern. It’s just one more MBA myth to think that your undergraduate degree has to be in business or economics in order for you … Continued

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Earning an Online MBA: Is It Worth It?

Online enrollment is on the rise at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Students in a variety of degree programs are eager to challenge themselves while maintaining full-time employment. Among management-minded individuals, online coursework can make all the difference between remaining professionally plateaued or gaining an edge via a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Accredited … 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

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MBA MINUTE: Maintaining Ethics in Online Environment

One of the most important things in your life should be maintaining ethical behavior at all times, in all situations. That is one of the advantages of attending an online Christian university; the coursework for the online MBA degree or any other online graduate degree places the topic, the importance of ethics, in every aspect … Continued