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
ACU’s fully online MBA program combines courses in leadership, organizational innovation, data-informed decision-making, faith and ethics to equip you to think critically, globally and missionally. The payoff of an MBA begins well before graduation. As you take your classes, you can implement what you’ve learned immediately into your work.
All the Details on Your Degree
Obtaining your MBA will set you apart in the job market and we offer six different tracks so you can customize your degree to your career goals. ACU’s Online Master of Business Administration degree is offered through a partnership between the College of Business Administration and the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at our ACU Dallas campus.
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Foundations of Analytics
Operations and Information Technology Management
Business Law and Ethics
Digital Marketing and Social Media
Upcoming Start Dates
October 19, 2021
January 11, 2022
COMMON JOB TITLES
Manager of Marketing Analytics
Director, Supply Chain Management
International Supply Chain Manager
Health Services Director
Director of Health Information Management
Meet the Program Director
Dr. Phil Vardiman, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Dr. Phil Vardiman is the program director of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Management (MSM) degrees that focus on training and developing future organizational leaders. He has extensive experience in operations management, human resources management, organizational development, and quality assurance. He has held several leadership and management positions while continuing his education. Vardiman received his degrees from Abilene Christian University, University of Mary-Hardin Baylor and Texas A&M University and also holds the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP) senior certified professional certification and the HRCI Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification. He is very active in the community serving on two boards, is involved with local church activities and owns his own consulting business.
Student Spotlight: Clay Hunt
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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Overview with Program Director Dr. Phil Vardiman
Hear from the program director of the online MBA, Dr. Phil Vardiman. He’ll speak about what you can expect to learn, how much time you’ll need each week, and what sets our MBA apart from others.
Student Spotlight: Zaviar Gooden
Why did former NFL player Zavier Gooden choose ACU Online for his MBA? A 100% online graduate program was important to him, and he valued the prestigious AACSB accreditation ACU Online’s program boasts. Zaviar’s motivation and interest in business is longstanding. He says, “I always wanted to be an entrepreneur.” Read Zavier’s full story.
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Considering pursuing an MBA? Here is what you need to know about calculating the return on your investment.
Student Spotlight: Cesar Manzano
Julio Cesar Manzano loves teaching. This love of education also sparked a new desire – to pursue his MBA. Cesar said, “I decided to go for an MBA because of the skillsets in leadership, decision-making, and organizational behavior that could be useful within my school district’s administration.” Read why Cesar chose ACU Online for his MBA.
5 Myths About MBA Programs You Need to Know
Is this a legitimate graduate degree for a business professional and will it bring a return on investment? Or is it an unnecessary education best avoided? Understanding the truth behind some of the myths surrounding MBAs will help you make a better, more informed decision.
Student Testimony: Keri Croy
Hear how Keri Croy, Online MBA student, manages family, work and school.