Online
Graduate
Degree Programs

ACU’s online graduate programs offer you a flexible learning experience that prepares you to advance in your career. Deepen your knowledge, build a vast network of classmates and faculty who share your passion and faith, and use your skills to make a meaningful difference wherever you are.

You’ve likely reached a crossroads in your career and wonder what’s next. ACU Online embraces your drive while fostering your growth in your vocation. Reach a new level with an online master’s degree, continue your journey with a doctoral credential or broaden what you know to stay ahead with a graduate certificate. 

ACU’s online graduate programs offer you a flexible learning experience that prepares you to advance in your career. Deepen your knowledge, build a vast network of classmates and faculty who share your passion and faith, and use your skills to make a meaningful difference wherever you are.

You’ve likely reached a crossroads in your career and wonder what’s next. ACU Online embraces your drive while fostering your growth in your vocation. Reach a new level with an online master’s degree, continue your journey with a doctoral credential or broaden what you know to stay ahead with a graduate certificate. 

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KEY DATES


Spring I Final
Application Deadline

December 20, 2021

Spring I Term
Start Date

January 11, 2022

Spring II Early
Application Deadline

January 24, 2022

Online Doctoral Degree Programs

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Our online doctoral programs prepare you to become a leader at the top of your field across an array of education and nursing contexts. Program lengths range from 12 months to five years.

Online Graduate Certificate Programs

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Learning never stops. Continue your growth and access new opportunities through our online graduate certificate programs. Focus on subjects that matter to you while strengthening your knowledge and skills in high-demand fields, earning your credential in as few as nine months.

Departments

Programs to Help You Get Ahead

We see your career not as something you do but as a calling—your God-given purpose to go forth and enrich the world. We base our online graduate programs on marketplace trends, as well as pathways our students take to serve others. In turn, the schools overseeing our online master’s, doctoral and certificate programs are based on these fields. Learn more about the School of Organizational Leadership, the School of Health and Human Services, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Nursing and the Graduate School of Theology now.

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School of Health and Human Services

The School of Health and Human Services specializes in vocations that serve and uplift others, including practical training in mental health, family and child therapy, substance abuse and addiction, and assessment and diagnosis.

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School of Professional Studies

The School of Professional Studies offers a variety of graduate degree and certificate programs across numerous concentrations to prepare the working professionals of today to become the leaders of tomorrow.

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School of Organizational Leadership

The School of Organizational Leadership offers advanced degrees that empower you with the skills and techniques for exemplary teaching and organizational growth. ACU’s remarkable faculty demonstrate our biblically centered model of leadership, guiding your pursuit of professional achievement.

Schools College of Graduate and Professional Studies

School of Nursing

ACU’s School of Nursing approaches excellence in nursing through rigorous academic endeavors that build on both the clinical and healthcare outcomes of competent and compassionate care. Our CCNE-accredited programs are guided by practitioners whose Christian faith occupies the heart of their teaching and practice.

Graduate School of Theology

Graduate School of Theology

At ACU, we view our Graduate School of Theology as a community of learners and disciples whose tenacious quest for the truth contributes to our powerful convictions and intentional relationships. With multiple graduate degree offerings, we prepare servant leaders, theologians and world-changers of all kinds to share our joy and curiosity in Christ.


Why Earn an Online Graduate Degree Through ACU?

We’re all traveling different paths. Yet, eager, forward-looking professionals frequently encounter one shared roadblock: you need a graduate degree to access new opportunities or show you’re prepared for leadership.

Taking time off from your career isn’t feasible. That’s where ACU Online comes in. We craft our online graduate programs with accomplished, engaged and determined individuals like you in mind, combining rigorous coursework with a supportive environment designed to grow your skill set, build meaningful connections and connect through a shared pursuit of knowledge and faith.

We’re ready to shepherd your progress:

  • Flexible formats: You work full time in a demanding field—and likely have a family to take care of. Our online master’s, doctoral and certificate programs fit around your schedule, helping you advance on your time and your terms. Attend full or part-time from anywhere, all while receiving a purposeful education meant to expand your mind, help you discover your potential and take your career to the next level.
  • More affordable: Listen to lectures and complete coursework wherever you have access to an internet connection. Online learning—with courses designed by experts specifically for this format—cuts out costs related to transportation and textbooks. Through your employer, you may further be eligible for tuition reimbursement. 
  • Propel yourself forward: ACU’s online graduate programs are geared toward those interested in moving ahead. Grapple with the latest questions, and gain insights from classmates all over the country. Whether you’re in business pursuing a leadership position, a teacher seeking to better engage their classroom or a healthcare professional looking to make an even greater impact, we’re here for you—from the curriculum taught to instructors invested in your success and an environment encouraging you to uplift others through your faith and determination. Learn more about what to expect as an ACU Online student.

 

Continue Your Journey with an Online Graduate Degree from ACU

Don’t put your dreams on hold—go forth, resolute and ready for a new endeavor, in any of ACU’s online graduate degree programs. After exploring our offerings, review admissions and financial aid information, or request additional information today