Graduate Education Programs

Asbury University offers programs designed for those seeking initial certification, certified teachers seeking additional certification or rank change, and teachers who would like to pursue a position in school leadership. Below you will find major sheets for each of the programs offered. For more information about program prerequisites, admission information, and much more, please see our FAQ page.

Learning to Teach, and Teaching to Learn

In a series of features, we’ll highlight some of Asbury University’s students who are enrolled in “non-traditional” programs — Online, Degree-completion and Graduate. To find out more about these programs, please visit: Asbury University Online, Adult Professional Studies, School of Education Graduate Degrees.

A Tradition of Excellence

Asbury University graduate students spent time in a local elementary school during their course work.
Asbury University graduate students spent time in a local elementary school during their course work.

The traditional path to success in the United States, educationally speaking, goes something like this: high school, college, job.

Principal Licensure Program/Instructional Supervisor/Director of Pupil Personnel

The Principal Licensure program is a required post-master's certification, offered as an ED.S. Degree, and includes 36 hours above the master's degree of intensive reserach and field work over a two year time frame. There are no electives.

How to Apply

After the Graduate Education Admissions Department receives your online application,you will receive a follow-up e-mail from the admission clerk saying that your application was received.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Graduate Education programs does Asbury University offer?

All of the following programs are approved at state (EPSB), regional (SACS), and national (CAEP) levels. They can be used to fulfill requirements for rank II and rank I.

Major sheets for each of the following programs can be found here:

Welcome to the Graduate Education Department

Why choose Asbury's Graduate Education program?

The professors are exceptional...

"...while the academic workload was quite rigorous, the professors were extremely flexible and equitably demanding...I cannot express my sincere gratitude enough for the outsanding education I received during my time as an Asbury graduate student." -Kevin Fowler, President of Jefferson County Counselors Association

Principal Licensure Program approved

Principal Lincensure Program approved
Principal Lincensure Program approved

WILMORE, KY—Asbury College’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies is proud to announce the approval of the Principal Licensure Program by the Kentucky Education Standards Board.

Undergraduate, graduate and degree completion Preview Events, Jan. 28-30

WILMORE, KY—Asbury College is hosting a preview weekend for prospective undergraduate, graduate and degree completion students, Jan. 28-30. The Master of Social Work Program, the Master of Arts in Education Program, and the ACHIEVE Degree Completion Program are hosting preview events for the benefit of prospective students. These events will be held during the Asbury College’s Preview Weekend for traditional undergraduate students.

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