EARN A BACHELORS & MASTERS DEGREE IN JUST 5 YEARS FROM ACU AND DTS!

AN INNOVATIVE COLLABORATION TO EQUIP STUDENTS TO SAVE TIME AND MONEY

  • Earn two degrees from two leading institutions in five years, rather than the six years it typically takes to complete the same two degrees

  • B.A. from Arizona Christian University (ACU)

  • M.A. from Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS)

  • Attend ACU courses online or on campus

  • Attend DTS courses online or at DTS’s teaching site on ACU’s campus

PROGRAM OPTIONS

4+1 BACHELOR OF ARTS/MASTER OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (MACS) OR CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (MACL)

Overview
The following 4+1 model combines a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Arizona Christian University (ACU) and a Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS) or the Master of Arts in Christian Leadership (MACL) from Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS).

Two Degrees in Less Time
An undergraduate degree at ACU requires about four years of study and the MACS or MACL at DTS requires about two years of study. With dual credit and advanced standing, students can complete a BA from ACU and a Masters from DTS in a total of five years, instead of the six years it would otherwise take to complete both degrees.

4+2 BACHELOR OF ARTS/MASTER OF THEOLOGY

Overview
The following 4+2 model combines a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Arizona Christian University and a Master of Theology (ThM) from Dallas Theological Seminary.

Two Degrees in Less Time
An undergraduate degree at ACU requires about four years of study and a Master of Theology from DTS requires about three years of study. With dual credit and advanced standing, students can complete a BA from ACU and a Masters from DTS in a total of six years, instead of the seven years it would otherwise take to complete both degrees.

WHY CHOOSE ACU AND DTS?

The mission and values of ACU and DTS are highly aligned. Students in the ACU-DTS 4+1 or 4+2 programs will receive a seamless offering of course curriculum, mentorship and preparedness for ministry – all reflecting the same values, theological platform and missional purpose.

Arizona Christian University has been ranked among the nation’s Best Colleges each of the last four consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report – the most respected and comprehensive college ranking system in the nation – and this year ACU was selected as the No. 1 undergraduate teaching institution in the West.

DTS is widely known as the “Gold Standard” in theological education offering the most robust seminary courses and degrees. DTS is one of the only remaining seminaries whose curriculum teach from “all 66 books” of the Bible.

NEXT STEPS

  1. Complete the ACU application at www.arizonachristian.edu/apply
  2. Complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov
  3. Schedule a visit or virtual tour to ACU’s Glendale Campus