At American College of Education, you’ll collaborate on projects, share perspectives, and build professional relationships with faculty and fellow students throughout the program. Our learning management system provides you with access to the online instruction and content that leads to real-life and immediate impact.

A Typical Week for an ACE Student

  • Watch online video modules
  • Tune into presentation-based course lectures
  • Engage with peers through online discussions
  • Dive into content with papers or other assignments
  • Take periodic assessments to demonstrate content mastery

Geared towards an adult learner who wants an accelerated path, our courses are typically offered in 5-week or 10-week formats with a break between terms.

What Is It Like to Be an Online Student at ACE?

All ACE classes are rooted in forward-thinking, evidence-based instruction that is immediately applicable in your professional life. And with the flexibility of the online format, you can study on your own time and in your own place.

Canvas learning management system

Learning Management System

Canvas, our learning management system, encourages interaction, conversation, and collaboration with your instructor and classmates. You can access Canvas from any browser or through the iPhone or Android mobile app.

See the Canvas platform in action and get a feel for what it’s like to take classes at ACE.

ACE’s student commons

Student Commons

The online Student Commons offers a wealth of resources including handbooks, research guides, approved sample dissertations, and step-by-step tutorials that accommodate different learning styles. You’ll find our Writing Center, Digital Tools Center, and have access to wide variety of software programs and video libraries to supplement your research and coursework.

ACE’s online library


We offer a robust online library with the latest journals and periodicals to bolster your studies at ACE. Additionally, a vast majority of course readings can be found through the ACE library, which means there are hardly ever extra costs required to purchase books. Our librarian is available to support you in your research.

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ACE Blog

The ACE blog features student-generated content on everything from how to balance work and life with school, tips and tricks to successfully navigate an education at ACE, and helpful resources for teachers and nurses.

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Student Support

Studying online does not mean studying alone. We are dedicated to helping you succeed, which is why we assign each student a Student Success Coach you can contact whenever you have a question, need some extra support, or just need a pep talk.

Along with our other resources, ACE also offers every student free access to 7 hours of tutoring a month through We are committed to providing you a meaningful, personalized experience from enrollment through graduation.

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attend ACE’s virtual open house

Get a Feel for ACE

Watch our Virtual Open House to learn more about the ACE experience. Then, attend a live Q&A session to meet ACE staff and alumni online.