Asbury Theological Seminary offers several degree options to help you engage your world with the message of Jesus Christ to make disciples and start new contextualized churches. These courses are offered by the E. Stanley Jones School of Mission and Ministry and can help you apply missiological insights to the pragmatic issues in the mission field today. Courses are taught by world-class scholars who have years of field experience in church planting all around the globe.

Certificate in Church Planting

Globally Engaged. Spiritually Formative. 21 Century Minded.

Asbury Theological Seminary’s 15-credit hour certificate in Certificate in Missional Discipleship, Leadership, and Church Multiplication is designed to come alongside those thinking about or already engaged in church planting and discipleship making. Fully online and readily accessible allows you the opportunity to study at-home while you stay on mission.

Learn More

Master of Arts

MA Intercultural Studies with Church Planting Emphasis

Asbury Seminary’s 48-hour Master of Arts [Intercultural Studies] develops global leadership skills to navigate relationships without borders, as you gain a new appreciation for authentic diversity. Throughout your study, you’ll integrate theology with anthropology, sociology and ethics. Understand contributors to contemporary socio-cultural diversity and complexity using theological and social science resources. Demonstrate intercultural competencies by integrating theories learned in class with experiential learning. Appreciate the diversity and authenticity of Christian witness around the world through new-found self-awareness.

Learn More

Master of Divinity

M.Div. with Church Planting Emphasis

The Master of Divinity program assists students in the development of a biblical and theological understanding of ministry that will undergird a lifelong commitment to serve Christ and His Church. Its structure exposes students to the theological disciplines that are essential for contemporary ministry, and incorporates a flexibility that recognizes individual needs and specialized ministry callings.

Learn More

Doctor of Ministry

Doctor of Ministry in Church Planting

The Doctor of Ministry program is designed for church leaders desiring to expand their knowledge and develop their leadership abilities. The Doctor of Ministry Program aims at reviving, engaging, growing and equipping church leaders to lead with increasing theological depth and leadership intelligence. John Wesley’s priority on Scripture, reason, experience and tradition undergirds the curriculum of our D.Min. program, as well as our commitment to rigorous inquiry, dialogue and application.

Learn More

Receive the latest church planting resources and opportunities