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A Christ-centered education that comes to you.

At ACU, our nationally recognized online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you. Our programs are 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.

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College and university campuses are exciting, innovative communities that present rewarding career opportunities. The knowledge you’ll gain in the Master of Education in Higher Education program will give you the skills to inspire students, build and nurture programs, grow and retain enrollment and make a positive impact on the livelihood of a higher learning institution.



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The online Master of Education in Higher Education (M.Ed.) is designed to prepare you for a professional career in a broad range of higher education settings, whether you are looking to enter the field or advance your present role. Our program incorporates faith-based principles and experiential learning that leads to a well-rounded understanding of the higher education landscape, including resource management, legal and ethical considerations, diversity, student development, spiritual formation, and assessment and research. Our online M.Ed. program also serves as a foundation for a higher ed-related doctorate.


33 hours

21 months

Conflict Resolution

Student Affairs Leadership

Academic Advising



Vocation and Career Formation

College Students & Student Devt Theory

Spiritual Devt in College Students

Legal & Ethical Issues in Higher Education

+ Common Job Titles

+ Admission Requirements

  • Academic Advisor
  • Residence Life Director
  • Student Activities Coordinator
  • Study Abroad Director
  • Development Officer
  • Financial Aid Counselor
  • Intramurals Director
  • Career Services Advisor
  • Director of Multicultural Affairs
  • Admissions Counselor

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Submit official transcripts showing earned bachelor's from a regionally accredited college or university or the equivalent.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, probationary status may be granted.
  • Submit a current resume.

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