Credit for Prior Learning

The School of Graduate and Professional Studies acknowledges that some adult learners bring to the University significant life and work-related learning and training experiences. The University works closely with these students to evaluate their learning, training, certification and professional development experiences for potential college credit.


The School of Graduate and Professional Studies wants to partner with you in the design and delivery of webinars purposed for learning, leadership and service. Using state-of-the-art web-based communications technologies, the School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers you the opportunity to create and connect with new communities of learning around the world.

Kerri Gonzalez

Coordinator of Recruitment and Admissions

Mrs. Gonzalez has been a part of the Asbury team since May 2012. As the Coordinator of Recruitment and Admissions for the Adult Professional Studies program, she actively recruits prospective students within the community as well as online. Mrs. Gonzalez works with every inquiry and application that comes through the office and walks with each student through the transfer and admissions process.


Asbury University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Asbury University.

Tuition and Fees

Contact a program representative in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies to discuss financial aid opportunities and a plan for managing the financial obligations of your education.

Professional and Lifelong Learning Services

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.

Supervisor of Instruction P-12

The Online Education program is designed to provide busy, working adults with an opportunity to complete an Education Specialist Degree (EdS). This program is designed for students pursuing Rank 1 status. Students who complete the Dual-Certification Program will earn both Principal and Supervisor of Instruction P-12 Licensure. Principal Alternative Certification Route allows completion of the preparation program with concurrent employment in a school district.

Middle School Grades 5-9 (Choose two content areas: Science, English, Math, Soc. Stud., Spec. Ed.)

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 educators in the schools.

MA in Communications: Digital Storytelling

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.

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