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Your Callings.

Our Passion.

It’s Your Calls

At Evangel you will experience mentors, teachers, and guides who will help you discern your vocation, unleash your potential, and serve the world. With more than 70 flexible academic programs to choose from, you will be equipped with the training and skills you need to fulfill your career goals and the calling God has on your life. Whether it’s Biblical Studies or Biology, Finance or Forensic Science, we have the courses you need to succeed. Affordable prices and a variety of scholarships and grants ensure that every dollar spent at Evangel is a wise investment.

70+ Degrees and Programs
60+ Years of Preparing Leaders

Evangel Proud

We have been preparing Spirit-led, passionate leaders for success in both full-time ministry and the marketplace for more than 60 years. At Evangel, you’ll find dedicated and skilled faculty and staff that are committed to your growth, both academically and spiritually.

And we will help you to make an impact by equipping you with the knowledge, spiritual depth, and skills you need to unleash your potential. Evangel alumni are making an impact in every type of vocation — ministry, education, business, performing arts and so much more. With a heart for service, Evangel alumni are making a difference in the church and society globally. Your call is our passion.

All In

Becoming the best version of the person God created you to be begins at Evangel. Living and learning together is at the heart of the Evangel experience. Through student clubs, chapel, athletic events, and residence halls we laugh, support one another, and develop relationships that will last a lifetime. Inside and outside the classroom you will be part of a greater discovery of interests and abilities newly developed and explored.

Over 85 Campus Clubs For You To Build Community

Our Passion Is Like No Other Campus

At Evangel University, our core strategies are to:


Ongoing discovery and development of vocational calling.


Cultivate a Spirit-empowered community of scholars, learners, and professionals.


Rigorous academic inquiry within a Christian worldview.

Centers of Excellence

Our effectiveness is complemented by our Centers of Excellence, each focused on a specific outreach initiative central to the core strategies of our university. Collectively, our Centers of Excellence provides students with the opportunity to grow in their faith and calling, as they put practical application to their evolving Christian worldview.

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Department Chair

Heather Kelly, Psy.D.

Department Chair for Behavioral and Social Sciences; Professor of Psychology

Full Time Faculty

Lacey Nunnally, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Social Work Program Director

Roger Moore, M.A.

Criminal Justice Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Christine Arnzen, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Graduate Counseling Programs

Debbie J. Bicket, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Guidance and Counseling

Huba Ray, Ed.D., LPC

Associate Professor

Deborah Johnson, Ph.D.


Jean Orr, Psy.D.

Associate Professor

Lisa Street, M.S.W., Ed.D., L.C.S.W.

Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Social Work Field Education

Stephen Houseknecht

Director of Academic Support

Melody Palm, Psy.D.

Professor of Counseling

Eugene Arnold

Associate Professor of Social Sciences

Kristen Kansiewicz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Jon Spence, Ed.D.

Director – Center for Student Success

Adjunct Faculty

David Crum

Adjunct Professor

Grant Jones, Ph.D.


Leah Wilson, M.A., LPC

Adjunct Professor, Behavioral Health Program Coordinator

Preston Kness

Adjunct Professor

Jeff Fulks, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Timothy Hayes

Adjunct Professor

J. Gary Rader, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Lindsay Wray

Adjunct Professor

Neva Atteberry, M.S., LPC, NCC

Adjunct Professor

Geoffrey W. Sutton, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology (Emeritus)

James Howser

Adjunct Faculty

Steve Gause

Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Compliance Director Adjunct Faculty

Raquel Morrow, Ed.D., LPC

Adjunct Professor

Gregory Pollard, J.D.

Adjunct Professor

Ben McBride, J.D.

Adjunct Professor

Megan Bearden

Adjunct Professor

Reba Woolverton

Staff Counselor

Renee Cotton, J.D.

Adjunct Professor

Department Admin

Jennifer Moske

Administrative Assistant