Program Overview

Working adults who are seeking a non-traditional academic path may want to consider Mid-America Christian University’s Associate in Art and Ethics as a first step. This general education program will give students a well-rounded foundation of general education that can serve as the first two years for multiple four-year bachelor degree programs. Students will receive a diverse education that will develop their oral and written communication skills to prepare them for future academic endeavors.  This degree has been created with a Christian focus and may also be of use to church leaders looking to increase their organizational and problem-solving skills within their church organization.

The total curriculum for this program consists of 62 credit hours of online classes. Classes will cover the most common liberal-arts general education requirements. Students can expect to take classes covering topics like Biology, Fine Arts, History, English Composition, Humanities, and Literature. Mid-American Christian University is unique in that it offers a selection of bible and theology classes that help students grow in their understanding of the ministry of Jesus Christ.  Students will take Christian courses such as Biblical Life & Witness, Introduction to the Bible, and Romans. All classes will be offered through web-based teaching formats making students responsible for their own academic schedule.  Mid-American Christian University requires students to participate in community service activities during each semester of matriculation. Students can perform this community service in a large variety of locations close to them.

This is a degree program made specifically for working adults. Students must be at least 22 years of age to be admitted.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    Students must be at least 22 years of age.

    School Overview

    The university first opened in 1953 as the South Texas Bible Institute in Houston, Texas. By 1955, the school offered a four-year degree and changed its name to the Gulf Coast Bible College. Today Mid-America Christian University is a four-year, private not-for-profit liberal arts institution. Associated with the Church of God, Mid-America Christian’s mission statement “prepares students through a Wesleyan perspective to create, collaborate, and innovate to solve local and global problems for the glory of God through Jesus Christ and the good of society.”

    MACU offers Bible-based liberal programs and ministry education, extending more than 25 fields of study for graduates and undergraduates. The school offers certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees. Students have the option to complete degrees delivered online, offered through once-weekly accelerated formats, or hybrid sessions. Online coursework is available for first-time students, returning students and graduate programs. Online degree programs offer certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees.


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