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Education Profile

Your experience at SAGU is designed around seven core values:
• Bible-based education
• Pentecostal distinction
• Spiritual formation
• Academic excellence
• Missions mindedness
• Servant leadership
• Community and personal wellness

Be uncommon
SAGU seeks creators, dreamers, and change-makers—students who long to be uncommon. SAGU Lions are pioneers. They look for opportunity in surprising places. They take common ideas and moments and create something truly uncommon.

SAGU academics will challenge you and stretch you intellectually and spiritually as you learn how your field relates to your Christian purpose. As the professor’s utmost priority, you receive personalized instruction in a small-class environment.

The relationships you form with Christian roommates and peers will provide a network of support and a family of friends that will last beyond college. During college, Lions are there to help, encourage, and pray for one another.

Uncommon destinations
Do you want to see the world? SAGU is midway through a 10-year mission
to visit every country, Indian state, and Chinese province by the year 2020. With more than 250 destinations, there is an opportunity to see every part of the world. SAGU has already visited more than 100 destinations in the first four years.

Five reasons to choose SAGU teacher education
1.Small student-faculty ratio allows you to personally engage with instructors.
2. Frequent hands-on opportunities
to explore education technology
3. Frequent opportunities to network
with education professionals
4. A top hirability rate for SAGU teacher education graduates, with
many students receiving offers before graduation
5.SAGU graduates hold a 99% pass rate for TExES certification exams.

Spiritual atmosphere
Surrounded by Christian faculty, caring dorm pastors, and Godly leaders, you will find yourself immersed in an environment that emphasizes your spiritual growth. You can make the most of daily chapel services and hands-on ministry.

Attending SAGU is an investment impacting the rest of your life. SAGU’s tuition, fees, room, and board are 20% lower than the average four-year private Christian university.

SAGU is just south of Dallas/Fort Worth. Students have access to thousands of stores, theatres, restaurants, museums, theme parks, professional sports arenas, and more.

Schedule a visit
Meet professors, visit classes, and meet students by arranging a personal campus visit or visiting SAGU for Campus Days. Call the SAGU admission counselors today.




At a Glance

Founded: 1927

Location: In the greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex; located a half hour from both cities, Waxahachie offers a quiet town setting only minutes from the big city.

Academics: SAGU is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Student-Faculty Ratio: 19:1

Financial Aid: 92% of students receive aid.

Students: SAGU serves more than 2,000 students from 48 states and 11 countries.

Athletics: SAGU offers varsity athletic programs in baseball, cheerleading, cross-country, football, soccer, softball, track & field, and volleyball. SAGU also offers a full selection of intramurals.


Undergraduate Programs Bachelor’s Degrees
• Accounting
• Ancient Studies
• Bible & Theology
• Biblical Studies
• Business Administration
• Child & Family Studies
• Children & Family Ministries
• Church Ministries
• Church Planting & Revitalization
• Communication Studies
• Counseling
• Counseling Ministries
• Criminal Justice
• Digital Media Arts
• Education
- Elementary Education
- English Language Arts/Reading/Social Studies/History
«- Middle & Secondary
«- Music Education (Instrumental, Piano, or Vocal)

«- Physical Education
«- Theatre Education

• English
• History
• Human Services
• Intercultural Studies
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• Management
• Marketing
• Media Ministries
• Music Ministries
• Music Performance
«- Instrumental
«- Piano
«- Vocal

• Occupational Leadership
• Pastoral Leadership
• Psychology
• Social Work
• Sports Management
• Theatre
• Theological Studies
• Youth & Student Ministries

Associate Degrees
• Bible
• Business Administration
• Early Childhood Education
• Education
• English
• General Business
• General Studies
• Media
• Psychology
• Social Studies
Master’s Degrees
• Business Administration (M.B.A.)
• Children & Family Ministries
• Counseling
• Psychology
«‘- Clinical Psychology
«‘- Counseling Psychology
«‘- Human Services Counseling (Non-clinical)

• Education
«- Christian School Administration
«- Curriculum Development
«- Early Childhood/Elementary Education
«- Middle & Secondary Education
«- Principalship
«- School Counseling

• History
«- Education Track
«- Non-thesis Track
«- Thesis Track

• Master of Divinity
• Organizational Leadership
• Theological Studies
«- Bible & Theology
«- Child & Family Ministries
«- Intercultural Studies
«- Practical Theology

Doctoral Degrees
• Doctor of Ministry in Leadership and Creative Communication