Connecting with Community, Church and World
The Asbury University School of Graduate and Professional Studies is committed to developing partnerships with schools, businesses, churches, parachurch organizations and other agencies. Professional service learning, collaborative projects, grant funding, community engagement and workforce development are a few of the many benefits of partnering with Asbury University.
The Online Education program is designed to provide busy, working adults with an opportunity to complete a master's degree in education. The Optional Rank 1 Program is for students pursuing Rank 1 status.
The Online Education program is designed to provide busy, working adults with an opportunity to complete a master's degree in education. The Initial and Alternative Certification is for students who already hold a bachelor's degree in a content area and are interested in obtaining teaching credentials as an educator in the schools.
Russian writer Leo Tolstoy once quipped, “All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.” Stories are in all of us. They are an expression of who we are. Therefore, the Digital Storytelling program is for anyone who wants to use narrative as a way of sharing and interpreting experience, creating community, engaging culture, and generating universal understanding.
School Social Worker Certification Track
In collaboration with Asbury University’s School of Education the MSW Program offers a School Social Worker Certification Track. There are three plans available: (1) the Advanced Regular Program, requiring 60 semester hours, leading to Rank I Certification; (2) the Advanced Standing Program, requiring 39 semester hours, leading to Rank II Certification; and (3) the Certificate Program, for those already holding an MSW degree with a concentration in Child and Family Services, requiring 15 semester hours, leading to Rank I Certification.
Through strategic initiates for building community and engaging the hearts and minds of students, the School of GPS strives to connect students to God, others, and tools for personal growth.
Listen to Chapel
Chapel services are the heartbeat of Asbury University. It is the only time that the entire campus is regularly brought together to worship, learn and soak in the presence of our Lord. Now you can share in that experience with us.
The iPad in the hands of Dr. Sherry Powers ’77 looks just like all the other technological gadgets that have made life more interesting and convenient in recent years. However, the students and faculty in Asbury University’s School of Education are busily making this small device into a powerful tool for transforming the educational experiences of children around the state.
Frequently Asked Questions About Asbury University Online
What is the difference between traditional classes and online classes?
Asbury University strives to provide quality interactions with students that include face-to-face, online chat sessions and forums embedded in the course. If you are a student that needs to have the social interaction of a traditional classroom environment, rest assured that our instructors are equipped with technology to meet your needs.