SACS Commission on Colleges Accreditation
Asbury Theological Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Asbury Theological Seminary.
SACS Commission on Colleges website
The Seminary is also accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved:
MDiv, MA in Aging and Spirituality, MA in Christian Education, MA in Christian Leadership, MA in Christian Ministries, MA in Church Planting, MA in Intercultural Studies, MA in Marriage and Family Counseling, MA in Mental Health Counseling, MA in Pastoral Counseling, MA in Youth Ministry, MA in World Mission and Evangelism, MA in Spiritual Formation, MA (Concentrations: Biblical Studies and Theological Studies), DMin, DMiss, ThM, ThM (Biblical Studies), PhD (Intercultural Studies), PhD (Biblical Studies), PhD (Evangelization Studies).
The following extension sites are approved as specified:
Orlando, FL — Approved Degrees: Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Christian Ministries, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling, Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, and the Certificate in Christian Studies.
Memphis, TN — Asbury Theological Seminary is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility. Approved Degrees: Master of Divinity. The Memphis site is approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program.
Approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program
Contact the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada at 10 Summit Park Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15275 USA or call 412.788.6505 (fax 412.788.6510) for questions about the accreditation of Asbury Theological Seminary.
Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 323099-0400, toll-free telephone number (888)224-6684; License #4501.
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CaCREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the following programs in the Counseling Department at Asbury Theological Seminary: M.A. in Mental Health Counseling.
In addition, the Seminary is approved by The University Senate of The United Methodist Church.
The Seminary is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.