Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

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We strive to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world

Graduate studies at Abilene Christian University don’t just empower you to leap forward in your career—they give you the skills and confidence to take your learning from the classroom to every corner of the world. Through your studies, you’ll develop a vision of the future that's marked by creativity and determination, a vision to guide you as you serve and lead in your chosen field. Our on-campus master’s, doctoral, and specialist degrees allow you to build off your education and experience to establish yourself further through transformative, credential-integrated, and hands-on learning, enriched by research and guided by our faculty mentors.

Programs to help you get ahead
We see your career not as something you do but as your calling—your God-given purpose to go forth and enrich the world. We base our online graduate programs on marketplace trends as well as the pathways our students take to serve others..

Graduate School of Theology
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.

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17 Graduate Program Options Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Athletic Training                
Communication Studies                
Liberal Arts & Sciences                
Marriage/Family Counseling                
Occupational Therapy              
Psychology - General                
School Psychology                
Social Work - MSW                
Speech-Language Pathology                

Located in Abilene, TX

ACU is located in Abilene, Texas, a dynamic city of more than 120,000 people—150 miles west of the Dallas and Fort Worth area. ACU Dallas, a branch campus in Addison, Texas, is the home of the university’s online graduate and undergraduate degree programs.

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Interested in ACU online? 

ACU’s online graduate programs offer you a flexible learning experience that prepares you to advance 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. 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. 

Online master's programs
From Marriage & Family Therapy and Christian Ministry to Business Administration and Education, our online master’s programs offer you powerful growth opportunities as you take the next step in your career. Most master’s degree programs can be completed in as little as 24 months.

Online doctorate programs
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 certificate programs
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 little as nine months.

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Student Body

1,868 students

0 full-time

0 part-time




Application Fee
*may vary by program
Housing Offered? yes


Admissions Office
P: 325-674-6911
Admissions Officer
P: 325-674-6911