Lincoln College and Lincoln Christian University have signed a new articulation agreement, announcing a partnership that grants students the ability to complete their bachelor’s degree at Lincoln College in Criminal Justice, Exercise Science, Conservation Biology, Contemporary Jazz Studies, and Theatre.

Under the dual enrollment agreement, Lincoln Christian University students earning an Associate of Arts in Bible (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree may concurrently complete a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Exercise Science, Conservation Biology, Contemporary Jazz Studies, or Theatre at Lincoln College.

Lincoln College will transfer all credits from Lincoln Christian University AA or AS degree graduates who enroll in one of Lincoln College’s five programs outlined in the articulation agreement.

“We are very pleased to have Lincoln Christian University as an ongoing education partner, as we continue to expand our traditional program offerings,” Lincoln College President David Gerlach said. “We are confident this will be an excellent option for many Lincoln Christian University students.”

“LCU is pleased to partner with Lincoln College,” LCU Vice President of Academics Frank Dicken said. “Both institutions have existed in close proximity to each other for seventy-five years and have worked together in various ways in the past. This new academic opportunity should prove attractive to prospective students for both schools.”

Lincoln Christian University serves nearly 700 students, offering undergraduate, graduate, and seminary programs. For more information about Lincoln Christian University, visit

Lincoln Collee is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian college of approximately 1,000 students. Its main campus is in Lincoln, while a campus in Normal houses its Accelerated Bridge to Education (ABE) program. ABE programs are also offered in Peoria and Oglesby. The college offers both bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs, as well as graduate degrees. For more information about Lincoln College, visit