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College of Online Learning

Our robust programs offer accessible, affordable, and flexible degree options designed to accommodate your busy lifestyle.


We recognize the unique needs that face adult students who desire to complete or earn a degree or advance their career while balancing work and family commitments. Our College of Online Learning offers innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed to accommodate your busy lifestyle. Flexible course scheduling and our entirely online format allows you to study anytime, anyplace.

Our unique partnership programs provide premier academic training and a variety of discounts to churches, Christian schools, public school districts, businesses, organizations, and Assemblies of God districts. We desire to make a university education affordable and practical for as many professionals as possible. Visit our Partnership Page for more details.

Dean's Greeting

At Evangel, our goal is to help you achieve your goals, both personally and professionally, all while balancing the demands of family, career, and your education. Our programs and services are built just for you! We’re confident the Lord has a plan for you and we’re looking forward to what He has in store for you, both during your program and after completion of your time with us. It’s our pleasure to partner with you as you pursue your calling at Evangel University.

Dr. Lisa Tyson serves as the dean of the College of Online Learning. Prior to this position, she held the position of Adult and Graduate Studies director.

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Dr. Lisa Tyson

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Learn more about our undergraduate online degrees and certificates as well as our advanced masters and doctoral degrees.

College of Online Learning Program List

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Student Testimonial

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Evangel provides more than an education, it provides a family of professors and staff who believe in and pray for me. I have not only grown in my education, but also in my relationship with Jesus through my experience at Evangel.

Malinda Yoast



Department Chair

Michael Tenneson, Ph.D.

Department Chair; Professor of Biology

Heather Kelly, Psy.D.

Department Chair for Behavioral and Social Sciences; Professor of Psychology

Shonna Crawford, Ph.D.

Education Department Chair & Professor of Education

Lisa Tyson, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Adult & Graduate Studies

Regular Faculty

Jason Salazar, PhD

Associate Professor of Music, Worship Leadership Program Coordinator

Kevin King, Ph.D, ATC/LAT

Professor, Program Coordinator Exercise Science

Sarah Walters, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator of Master of Organizational Leadership Program

Dianne Twigger, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Christine Arnzen, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Graduate Counseling Programs

Gordon Pace, Ed.D.

Professor of Education, Coordinator of Education Strategic Partnerships

Mark Jenkins, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament, Biblical Hebrew, and Archaeology

Michael Jaffe, D.Min.

Professor of Preaching and Church Leadership

Steve Smallwood, D.Min.

Associate Professor for Church Ministries, Program Coordinator for Church Ministries (online)

Mark Fabian, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships and Digital Learning

Melinda D. Jamison

Assistant Professor, Business Department

Matt Stringer, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Coordinator of Graduate Educational Leadership Program

Susan Langston, Ed.D.

Professor of Education; Coordinator of Doctoral Educational Leadership, Curriculum, & Instruction Program

Andrea Hughes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Literacy, Coordinator of Elementary Education Program

Luke Gibbs, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Adjunct Faculty

Leah Wilson, M.A., LPC

Adjunct Professor, Behavioral Health Program Coordinator

Joshua Yancey, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor, BSM Program Coordinator

Christine Battaglia

Adult Studies Academic Program Specialist

Hector Cruz

Director of Alumni Engagement & Annual Fund / Adjunct Professor

Fred Haltom, D.Min.

Professor Emeritus of Biblical Languages & Literature

Darin Poe

Adjunct Professor, Graduate Leadership Studies

John Battaglia, D.Min.

Doctor of Ministry Program Director, Associate Professor of Practical Theology

Sandy Friesen, Ph.D.

Professor of Intercultural Studies and Director of Global Connections

Elizabeth Smith

Adjunct Professor

Department Admin

Danica Spence

Administrative Assistant for Doctoral Education

Heather McGuire

Program Support Specialist for College of Online Learning

Amanda Cox

Administrative Assistant for Graduate Counseling

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