Graduate Academic Programs

ACU offers a large number of graduate programs designed to enhance your professional talent and strengthen your spiritual life. Take a look at our programs and contact graduate admissions if you have any questions.

See the full list of our on-campus graduate programs below!

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Join Our Community

Come join our close-knit ACU community. You’ll find world-class faculty who care about their students as individuals. You’ll find graduate students who encourage and support each other. You’ll find a welcoming home here in Abilene, Texas.

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Discover Your Possibilities

We can help you receive the valuable experience you need to be prepared for the next steps of your career. There are countless ways for you to dive into your professional field and to personally get to know your professors and peers. For example, many of our rigorous academic programs have graduate assistant positions, student-run organizations, study abroad, travel assistance to conferences across the world, on-campus clinics, and much more. Every program is unique and tailored to what our students need to be successful.

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Meet Your Graduate Admissions Counselor

Jamie Bearden
Director of Admissions and Student Services

Email: gradinfo@acu.edu
Office: (325) 674-6911

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Visit Us

How can you really know if ACU is the right place for you? By coming to visit! We’re eager to show you around campus and introduce you to the people, programs, facilities, innovative technologies and opportunities that most interest you. Join us for a program open house or simply come spend a day or a weekend in our welcoming community, and you’ll know if ACU is where you belong.

Each visitor, whether you’re here for a campus visit or an open house, will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and/or an admissions advisor where you can ask questions about the admissions process, scholarships and financial aid.

We can’t wait to show you around. We think you’ll feel at home.

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Accreditation

Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU.

Please see your individual program of interest page for secondary accreditation information, if applicable.

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Find a graduate program

 

 

Program Department Degree Program Type
Dietetic Internship dietitian nutrition r.d. registered food eating disorder certificate Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Graduate Certificate  
Doctor of Ministry bible gospel church pastor theology greek spiritual formation service Graduate School of Theology Doctorate  
Master of Accountancy accounting c.p.a. cpa public finance auditor business m.acc. Department of Accounting and Finance Master of Accountancy Integrated
Master of Arts in Ancient and Oriental Christianity bible history orthodox gospel religion global theological Graduate School of Theology Master of Arts  
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry gospel bible church spiritual formation religion vocation pastor Graduate School of Theology Master of Arts  
Master of Arts in Communication public speaking debate discussion persuasion rhetoric broadcast reporting relations Department of Communication and Sociology Master of Arts  
Master of Arts in English language literature writing narrative teaching teacher rhetoric Department of Language and Literature Master of Arts  
Master of Arts in Modern and American Christianity Church Religion Bible Gospel Practices Global Graduate School of Theology Master of Arts  
Master of Arts in New Testament Gospel Jesus Bible Religion Theology Christianity Graduate School of Theology Master of Arts  
Master of Arts in Old Testament Bible Religion Hebrew History Prophets Graduate School of Theology Master of Arts  
Master of Arts in Theology Philosophy Religion Roman Greek Bible Graduate School of Theology Master of Arts  
Master of Arts in Global ServiceGospel Jesus Bible Religion Theology Christianity Graduate School of Theology Master of Arts  
Master of Athletic Training sports medicine athletes coach fitness injury therapy Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Master of Athletic Training  
Master of Divinity divine god religion bible theology mdiv Graduate School of Theology Master of Divinity  
Master of Divinity in Missions Theology Religion MDiv God DMin Graduate School of Theology Master of Divinity (Missions)  
Master of Divinity Equivalency Theology Religion MDiv God DMin Graduate School of Theology Master of Divinity Equivalency  
Master of Education in Teaching and Learning Teacher School Literature Language Math Science Reading Certificate Department of Teacher Education Master of Education  
Master of Liberal Arts Humanities Philosophy Math Sciences English MLA   Master of Liberal Arts Interdisciplinary
Master of Marriage and Family Therapy Counselor Therapy Religion MFT Theology Couples Counseling Therapist Department of Marriage and Family Studies Master of Marriage and Family Therapy  
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology clinic counselor therapy therapist psychotherapy research assessment counseling Department of Psychology Master of Science Integrated
Master of Science in Counseling Psychology counselor therapy behavioral health therapist psychotherapy specialist Department of Psychology Master of Science Integrated
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy OT Injury Medicine Sports Anatomy Science MSOT Department of Occupational Therapy Master of Science  
Master of Science in Psychology - General Therapy Therapist Behavioral Research Counselor Counseling Assessment Department of Psychology Master of Science Integrated
Master of Science in Social Work Statistics Welfare Relationships Social Services Community Crisis MSSW MSW Counselor Counseling School of Social Work Master of Science  
Master of Science in Social Work - Advanced Standing Statistics Welfare Relationships Social Services Community Crisis MSSW MSW Counselor Counseling School of Social Work Master of Science  
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology SLP Communication Disorders Speech Therapy Speech Pathology Speech Phonetics Audiology Articulation Special Education Phonology CSD Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Master of Science  
Social Services Administration Community Service Government Welfare Philanthropy Certificate Policy School of Social Work Graduate Certificate  
Specialist in School Psychology LSSP Education Therapy Behavioral Emotional Counselor Intervention Counseling Department of Psychology Specialist Integrated