Asbury Seminary Students - Learn More

God has uniquely called you to attend Asbury Theological Seminary and our desire is to equip you with every tool you will need to take the next step in ministry. Our partnership with Messiah College further establishes our mission “to prepare theologically educated, sanctified, Spirit-filled men and women to evangelize and spread scriptural holiness throughout the world through the love of Jesus Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit and to glory of God the Father.”

As an Asbury Seminary student in a degree program, you are eligible to earn a graduate certificate in one of the following through Messiah College:

TESOL Certificate

The TESOL certificate provides individuals with skills and competencies needed to evaluate and design curriculum, as well as deliver and assess effective instruction in the classroom. This track is of particular interest to those who are desiring to serve in cross-cultural experiences around the globe. The certificate will show that the individual has received professional training in teaching English to non-native English learners.

Asbury Seminary students admitted into the TESOL certificate program will be eligible to take the following courses: (4 courses)

  • EDME 518 Second Language Acquisition: Theories and Context (3)
  • EDME 520 Applied Linguistics: Grammar and Phonology in TESOL (3)
  • EDME 521 TESOL Methods and Assessment with field experience (3)
  • EDME 532 TESOL Internship and Seminar (3)

Exceptional Children and Youth Certificate

The Exceptional Children and Youth certificate provides those individuals with competencies needed to include, support, educate and advocate for children and youth with exceptionalities in a variety of contexts. This track trains individuals with a variety of backgrounds to possess skills and competencies required to support exceptional children and youth in every area of church and community life.

Asbury Seminary students admitted into the Exceptional Children and Youth certificate program will be eligible to take the following courses: (4 courses)

  • EDME 522 Autism Spectrum Disorders (3)
  • EDME 526 Low Incidence Populations with field experience (3)
  • EDME 527 Positive Behavior Support with field experience (3)
  • EDME 551 Effective Practices for All Learners (3)

About Messiah College

Messiah Collage, a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, enrolls more than 3,300 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1909, the primary campus is located in Mechanicsburg, PA., near the state capital of Harrisburg. Messiah College School of Graduate Studies includes eight master’s degrees, two doctoral degrees, and numerous graduate certificates and post-master’s certificates.