Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.
About the Program
This 100% online ministry degree is ideal if you’re seeking personal enrichment. This degree also equips you to draw from the resources of the Christian tradition and to advance the practice of theology in the church, academia, and contemporary society.
All the Details on Your Degree
With many elective hours, you can personalize the degree to match your particular passions and interests. The coursework equips you for doctorate-level work and provides advanced study of theological disciplines for those whose aspirations do not include professional ministry.
History of Christianity
Upcoming Start Dates
August 23, 2021
January 10, 2022
Meet the Program Director
Dr. Mindi Thompson is an Associate Professor and Director of Distance Education. She joined the Graduate School of Theology in 2011. Dr. Thompson received her Ph.D. from Luther Seminary where she focused on the Old Testament. She holds an M.A. from Emmanual Christian Seminary, and her B.A. and A.A. are from Minnesota Bible College. She earned the honor of Outstanding Faculty of the Year for the College of Biblical Studies at ACU in 2015. Thompson is the co-author of the book, To the Ends of the Earth: Cultural Considerations for Global Online Theological Education and author of the publication, Reading Leviticus 19: Issues for Interpretation.
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