Accreditation

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.

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ATS Accreditation

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:

Doctor of Philosophy [Biblical Studies], Doctor of Philosophy [Intercultural Studies], Master of Theology [Biblical Studies], Master of Theology [Intercultural Studies], Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts [Biblical Studies], Master of Arts [Intercultural Studies], Master of Arts [Theological Studies], Master of Arts in Christian Ministries, Master of Arts in Leadership, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling, Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in Ministry, Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, Certificate in Aging and Spirituality, Certificate in Anglican Studies, Certificate in Christian Education, Certificate in Christian Studies, Certificate in Hispanic Ministry Formation (Bilingual), Certificate in Leadership, Certificate in Pastoral Care, Certificate in Youth Ministry.

The following extension sites are approved as specified:

Orlando, FL

Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts [Biblical Studies], Master of Arts in Christian Ministries, Master of Arts in Leadership, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling, Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, and the Certificates in Christian Studies, Hispanic Ministry Formation, and Pastoral Care.


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, Master of Arts [Biblical Studies], Master of Arts [Intercultural Studies], Master of Arts [Theological Studies], Master of Arts in Christian Ministries, Master of Arts in Leadership, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling, Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in Ministry, Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling.


Tulsa, OK

Asbury Theological Seminary is authorized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, along with the Association of Theological Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to offer courses toward the Master of Divinity and the Masters courses. The degrees supported by these courses are: MDiv, Master of Arts [Biblical Studies], Master of Arts [Theological Studies], Master of Arts [Intercultural Studies], and the Master of Arts in Christian Ministries, Master of Arts in Leadership, Master of Arts in Ministry, and the Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling.


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.


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CACREP

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.