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Abilene Christian University Online
Overview

Abilene Christian University is an institute of higher learning that offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. The school was established in 1906 in Abilene Texas and is affiliated with the Church of Christ. In addition to its campus location, Abilene Christian University Online school offers nine master's degree and three certificate programs. Some concentrations include conflict resolution and reconciliation, Christian ministry, global service, higher education, marriage and family therapy, business administration, and organizational leadership and development.

Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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Environmental Science
Information Technology
Computer Science
Education, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Superintendency And Educational System Administration
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
Special Education And Teaching, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Spanish Language And Literature
Human Development And Family Studies, General
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Mathematics, General
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution
Gerontology
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies And Missiology
Divinity/Ministry
Youth Ministry
Lay Ministry
Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries, Other
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Social Work
Interior Design
Graphic Design
Game And Interactive Media Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Keyboard Instruments
Voice And Opera
History, General
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Points of Distinction
  • Completely online graduate degree programs
  • Graduates receive same diploma as on-campus graduates
  • Admission to online programs do not require the GRE or other standardized tests
  • Convenience of online learning
  • Instructors, facilitators and other students accessible via the online platform
Faculty

The ACU Online instructors are experienced and knowledgeable in their field of teaching. The school aims to prepare students to live integrated Christ-centered lives of service and leadership. Online courses are designed with rich media and are compatible with iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices.

Student Life

Due to the nature of online study, student life at Abilene Christian University Online is extremely flexible. With access to their studies at any time, students can create a study schedule that is most convenient for them, allowing them to keep their commitments outside of school. Generally, students will be enrolled in one course at a time. Each course last 7 weeks. Full-time students will take 2 courses at a time on a year-round basis. Instructors will assign students their work at the beginning of each week. Once they complete the work, students will submit it to the course facilitator through the online learning platform. Course work may include written assignments, watching videos, engagement in discussion boards, readings, and group work. ACU provides round-the-clock technical support.

Sources:
  1. Home Page, Abilene Christian University, http://www.acu.edu/
  2. About ACU, Abilene Christian University, http://www.acu.edu/aboutacu/index.html
  3. Our Mission, Abilene Christian University, http://www.acu.edu/aboutacu/mission.html
  4. ACU's History, Abilene Christian University, http://www.acu.edu/aboutacu/history.html
  5. Academics, Abilene Christian University, http://www.acu.edu/academics/index.html

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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