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Mike Cuckler

Barnett College of Ministry & Theology
Chair, School of Divinity; Executive Director, Program Design; Professor of Practical Ministry


Doctor of Missiology, Asbury Theological Seminary
MA, Christian Ministry, Asbury Theological Seminary
BA, Sociology, Asbury University


Dr. Mike Cuckler, as the chair of the School of Divinity in the Barnett College of Ministry and Theology, is responsible for leading the development, delivery and management of graduate ministry and theology programs for the university.

Prior to coming to SEU in 2014, Dr. Cuckler held positions at Asbury University, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and in pastoral ministry. He has an M.A. in Ministry and a Doctor of Missiology from Asbury Theological Seminary.

Dr. Cuckler has been an incredible asset to our community over the past nine years. He has been instrumental in building the SEU Ministry Network, church-based regional campuses, sites, and partnerships, as well as designing a number of the innovative academic programs offered across the ministry network. His diligent work with both the Kern Foundation and the Lilly Endowment has secured significant funding for students in our ministry programs.

Dr. Cuckler also serves as the executive director for program design, where he leads the design process to develop high-quality, context-responsive, education programs and proposals.