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MACU Approved to Offer Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Administration

October 24, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – October 23, 2015. Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has approved the B.S. and B.A. degrees in Business Administration. MACU submitted a substantive change request to SACSCOC to replace the Entrepreneurial Leadership and Organization Leadership programs with the degree in Business Administration. A letter dated October 13, 2015 from Dr. Belle S. Wheelan, SACSCOC President, stated “It was the decision of the Board (of Trustees) to approve the program and include it in the scope of the current accreditation.” D. Clay Perkins, MACU President states, “the Business Administration degree program will establish a unique program of study that will provide a strong foundation in business and managerial principles, but also provide students the opportunity to select a concentration that represents a particular area of interest and expertise that will reflect the diverse skill sets of our students.” Students may focus their concentration on areas such as organizational leadership or sports management. The Business Administration program will be available both on-campus and online. Students who receive a B.A. or B.S. in Business Administration from MACU could expect to serve in career fields...

MACU Ranked 2nd in Top 40 Best Online Theology Degrees 2015 - 2016

October 22, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – October 15, 2015.  Affordable Colleges Online has analyzed data from hundreds of colleges across the nation with online degrees in theological and biblical studies at the bachelor's level and ranked Mid-Atlantic Christian University #2 among the top 40 schools. MACU’s Christian Ministry program gives students an opportunity to expand their religious knowledge without disrupting career advancement, family time, or busy schedules. Although achieving an online degree in theology can be spiritually beneficial and educational, it is not exclusively for those pursuing ministerial training and ordination.  Theology degrees give students a deeper understanding of competing world views, faith, philosophy and the sacred scriptures. Rankings were based upon a proprietary scoring system to score these colleges based upon various cost-to-quality criteria and metrics, or the AC Online Peer-Based Value. This proprietary metric compares qualitative components of colleges with similar costs, against the tuition of colleges with similar quality metrics. The general criteria and scoring metrics include:  - Must be a private or public not-for-profit institution  - Must offer at least one fully online degree program  - Number of online bachelor’s degrees available  - Student-faculty ratio  - Percent of students receiving financial aid

Mid-Atlantic Christian University Ranked 1st as Best Online Social Work Degree Program

October 08, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – October 8, 2015.  Affordable Colleges Online has released its annual rankings for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. This organization analyzed data from hundreds of colleges across the nation with online degrees in social work at the bachelor's level. Mid-Atlantic Christian University was ranked #1 for offering the most notable balances of academic rigor, student support, and affordability for online learning. Rankings were based upon a proprietary scoring system to score these colleges based upon various cost-to-quality criteria and metrics, or the AC Online Peer-Based Value. This proprietary metric compares qualitative components of colleges with similar costs against the tuition of colleges with similar quality metrics. The general criteria and scoring metrics include:  - Must be a private or public not-for-profit institution  - Must offer at least one fully online degree program  - Number of online bachelor’s degrees available  - Student-faculty ratio  - Percent of students receiving financial aid  - Academic and career counseling  - 6-year graduation rate Dr. Ken Greene, Vice President of Student Services and Professor of Youth and Family Studies states: “MACU’s Youth and Family Studies program has developed a curriculum certified by the National Council...

MACU Announces New Vice President for Finance

September 18, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – September 17, 2015. President D. Clay Perkins is pleased to announce that Carol Stuart has been named Vice President for Finance for Mid-Atlantic Christian University, effectively immediately. Mrs. Stuart has tirelessly served MACU since 1988. She originally served in the office of Academic Affairs but has worked in the Office of Finance since 1997. Carol has been a valuable asset to Mid-Atlantic serving as Accounts Manager (1997-2005) and as Assistant Vice President for Finance (2005-2015).   She holds a M.A. in Management from Regent University and a B.S. in Christian Education, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mid-Atlantic Christian University. She has done additional studies at Nova University (Computers & Technology), Portland State University (Computers and Technology) and Delaware Community College (Accounting). Mrs. Stuart has earned numerous professional certifications and holds memberships in the North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, National Association of Colleges and University Business Offices and Association of Business Administrators of Christian Colleges. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Carol is a minister's wife and fulfills many vital roles at the South Mills Church of Christ in South Mills, North Carolina. Carol and Ron have three children and...

MACU Ranked 14th Among Top 100 Baccalaureate Colleges in Nation

August 27, 2015

Elizabeth City, NC – August 27, 2015. For the fourth consecutive year, Mid-Atlantic Christian University has been listed in the top 100 Baccalaureate Colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly.  Mid-Atlantic Christian University has been ranked 14th in the 2015 Washington Monthly’s list of college rankings. The Washington Monthly’s ranking identifies colleges and universities based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship) and service. They stated, “Our rankings aim to identify institutions that are acting on behalf of the true public interest.” In 2015, MACU was also recognized among the top 100 colleges in the Southeast as “The Best Bang for the Buck” by Washington Monthly. MACU was ranked 96th among the top 100 schools in this category. This ranking is based upon the “net” cost of attending, graduation rates and student loan repayment. Mid-Atlantic Christian University is proud of its 67 year history and the impact her alumni have made and continue to make around the world. Graduates serve in 48 states, the District of Columbia, 1 territory and 25 countries. President D. Clay Perkins commented, "Mid-Atlantic is honored to receive this recognition...