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Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

By on September 20, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

As the healthcare landscape becomes more complex, the demand for more advanced leaders and practitioners rises. This is especially true in the nursing field. As early as 2004, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) called for a higher level of preparation for nurses. The organization recommended that positions once requiring a master’s degree […]

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Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

By on September 13, 2017 in Careers, Christianity with 0 Comments
Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

“Vocation is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.” That quote from theologian and writer Frederick Buechner rings true of what a Christian education can help you find. At ACU, you can discover and develop your calling through vocational formation. What is Vocational Formation? Vocational formation is all about finding your […]

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ACU on Facebook: Finding Sunday Inspiration

By on September 6, 2017 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments
ACU on Facebook: Finding Sunday Inspiration

On campus, we love to gather for fellowship in chapel. Social media allows us to join together in a different way.  We love engaging with our ACU family on Facebook, whether it’s keeping students and families up to date with ACU happenings or posting new and historic photos of our campus and its people. We […]

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How to Succeed as an Online Student at ACU

By on August 30, 2017 in Student life with 0 Comments
How to Succeed as an Online Student at ACU

At ACU, we want you to be the best student you can be. Here are some of our top tips for succeeding in an online learning environment. Get the Right Tools First things first. If you’re taking courses online, you’ll need the right tools and technology. While requirements for each class differ, our ACU Online […]

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What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

By on August 23, 2017 in Careers with 1 Comment
What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

Doctors. Nurses. Technicians. Support staff. Everyone contributing in a healthcare organization affects patients and their families in some way.   Providing quality care and running efficient, sustainable, safe, and compliant organizations takes effective leadership. The traits of effective top executives are common across industries, and some of these qualities and practices can stand out even […]

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What Makes ACU Online Different from the Rest?

By on August 9, 2017 in ACU Programs with 0 Comments
What Makes ACU Online Different from the Rest?

When searching for an online graduate program, you likely have must-haves and nice-to-haves, needs and wants. No matter what your deciding factors may be, though, it’s a decision that takes careful consideration. We know you have many choices when it comes to online courses, and we’re happy your search brought you here to ACU Online. […]

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This Is What a Healthcare Admin Job Description Looks Like

By on August 2, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
This Is What a Healthcare Admin Job Description Looks Like

In 2016, the median salary for medical and health services managers was $96,540, and it is predicted to rise in coming years. In fact, employment is expected to grow 17% from 2014 to 2024—much faster than for other occupations. While demand is high, healthcare administrators need to hold a wide range of skills to command […]

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A Day in the Life of a Nurse Practitioner

By on July 27, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
A Day in the Life of a Nurse Practitioner

It’s Monday. You’ve spent the lovely, lazy weekend prior with your family and friends, engaging in your favorite activities and embracing those precious personal moments that make priceless memories. Magic Time As the sun ascends into a perfect blue sky, you head about your morning routine, taking care to center yourself for a busy day […]

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Mission & Ministry: ACU Divinity Program Electives

Mission & Ministry: ACU Divinity Program Electives

MS Divinity Missions Electives The curriculum in the MS Divinity Missions Concentration Program will prepare you to minister either domestically or abroad. In addition to the core courses in the program there is an opportunity to take nine credit hours of course content directed at skills that you will need for active missionary work; and […]

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M.S. in Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management

By on July 12, 2017 in ACU Programs with 0 Comments
M.S. in Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Master of Science in Management program at Abilene Christian University prepares professionals for Christian service and leadership in the global marketplace. If your career goals include Operations and Supply Chain Management, we can offer you specialized training in data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Who Can Benefit From an MSM in Operations and Supply Chain […]

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