Message From the Dean

Gary R. Tucker, PhD Dean of SAU Online Spring Arbor UniversityThank you for your interest in SAU Online. Our goal is to help individuals pursue a life of purpose. We’re here to help you get ahead at work and in life.

Like other online programs, SAU Online offers a flexible schedule that works with your existing career and life commitments. What sets SAU Online apart from other online programs is our dedication to empowering you to be a successful learner through continued innovation.

We strive to stay ahead of trends and technologies so that you will always be able to fully participate in a modern, up-to-date online classroom. We work hard to ensure that information and resources are easily accessible. And we give you the opportunity to build long-lasting relationships within a community of learners – comprised of students and professors alike. We will provide the path and give you the capability to showcase yourself as a highly trained, 21st century, competent professional.

I invite you to browse our site to learn more about what makes each online program unique. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to ask. We value every member of our global campus and seek to provide the best educational experience possible – even while you are still deciding whether or not to enroll with SAU Online.

When you’re ready to apply, our advisors are here to help you every step of the way – from assisting you during registration, to supporting you as you move through your new degree, to celebrating with you at graduation as you step into your new future. We’ll take each step with you. Speak one-on-one with our financial aid experts and find out what options are right for you. Our entire team of educational, instructional and technological professionals is ready to help.

Don’t wait another minute. Contact us today!


Gary R. Tucker, Ph.D.
Dean of SAU Online at Spring Arbor University

About SAU Online

Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a premier private Christian university that offers engaging online programs designed to meet the unique needs of busy, working adults. While we’re not the only university to offer online degree programs, our distinction lies in our total commitment to providing educational excellence within a Christ-honoring and supportive online community.

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