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What Can You Do With a Marketing Degree?

What Can You Do With a Marketing Degree?

Are you considering an online marketing degree? Marketing is an exciting field that gives you many opportunities to apply your knowledge as you help businesses and non-profits find success. If you’re a creative individual who wants to apply that creativity to the business world, this degree can be a good fit. Perhaps you’re wondering what […]

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In Times of Uncertainty, Focus on Faith and Well-Being

By on April 20, 2020 in General with 0 Comments
In Times of Uncertainty, Focus on Faith and Well-Being

In times of uncertainty, fear and anxiety can set in. Illness, job loss, financial pressure—these real-life stressors can leave a person feeling deflated and anxious. As individuals wrestle with these thoughts, how should Christians respond to the stress, anxiety, and fear they are facing? At Abilene Christian University, our passion is helping our students approach […]

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8 Career Paths With a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

8 Career Paths With a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

Are you the type of person who’s always trying to figure out why people do the things they do? Maybe you’ve been called “too sensitive,” or “an over-thinker” by others who don’t share your passion for processing emotions and digging deep. All of these traits and skills make you the perfect candidate for a dynamic […]

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Ministering to the World with a Master of Arts in Global Service

By on April 6, 2020 in ACU Programs, theology with 0 Comments
Ministering to the World with a Master of Arts in Global Service

Pursuing an online Master of Arts in Global Service helps ministry students impact the world for God’s kingdom. Christians want to live a life that pleases God. Those that feel called to a vocation of ministry and serving others want to know the best ways to help those around them. They want to know more […]

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6 Strategies for Staying Productive While Working From Home

By on April 3, 2020 in General with 2 Comments
6 Strategies for Staying Productive While Working From Home

Are you among the millions of people suddenly thrust into the world’s largest work-from-home experiment? Maybe you’re relieved by the mandatory telecommute, or perhaps you’re anxious about this sudden shift in daily life. And if you’re currently enrolled in an online degree program, that doubles the amount of brain-power you’ll have to expend in a […]

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Why Certificate Programs Have Skyrocketed in Popularity

By on March 31, 2020 in Graduate School with 0 Comments
Why Certificate Programs Have Skyrocketed in Popularity

A generation ago, getting a bachelor’s degree was considered the ultimate goal in secondary education. Gaining stable employment required a four-year degree, and those who received certificates or two-years degrees simply didn’t have the same opportunity. Yet recent statistics are showing a shift with associate’s degrees and certificates increasing in popularity. Here is a closer […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Haugen

By on March 27, 2020 in Spotlights with 0 Comments
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Haugen

Say “Hello” to Andrea Haugen, PhD, an assistant professor and the program director for the online B.S. in Psychology, ACU Online’s first undergraduate degree program. Andrea began her most recent adventure with ACU Online last May, but her relationship with the university is a long-standing one. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology […]

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What You Need to Excel in the Information Technology Field

What You Need to Excel in the Information Technology Field

When someone decides to pursue a career in the IT field, they have the chance to work with a variety of different types of technology that impact the daily lives of people and businesses everywhere. These in-demand fields can present a wealth of opportunities for people interested in these career paths. Anyone who wants to […]

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How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

By on March 13, 2020 in Business with 0 Comments
How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

There’s nothing comfortable about having to inform a valued employee that her project performance missed the mark. Equally as tough is telling another employee that his negative attitude is creating a culture of discontent. “Handling a difficult conversation well is not just a skill, it is an act of courage,” Jean-Francois Manzoni, professor of human […]

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5 Time Management Tips for Online Students

By on March 4, 2020 in Student life with 0 Comments
5 Time Management Tips for Online Students

If you believed “there just aren’t enough hours in the day” before enrolling in an online degree program, get ready to feel even more time-constrained once class begins. Perennial procrastinators and masters of mañana face the toughest time-management challenges in online programs. But even the most self-disciplined and efficient distance learner can struggle to stay […]

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