Academic Credentials & Accreditation
Andersonville Theological Seminary was founded in 1981. For almost 30 years, we have been an outstanding distance learning school. Today, we have over 3,000 students currently enrolled and over 30,000 graduates worldwide. Andersonville Theological Seminary has always stood on its reputation as the world’s best Bible school and is highly recognized by other credible schools of higher learning.
Andersonville Theological Seminary is accredited by National Accrediting Agency of Private Theological Institutions located in North Carolina. You may visit their website at www.naapti.com.
Andersonville Theological Seminary is accredited by Transworld Accrediting Commission in Riverside, California. You may visit their website at transworldaccrediting.com.
As Andersonville Theological Seminary has grown and our reputation has spread, we are privileged to inform you that various regionally and nationally accredited colleges and universities have accepted the degrees of Andersonville. Thus, over the past three decades, many of our students have gone on to these other schools to continue their education. Of course, it is always up to the receiving school’s discretion to accept or reject any student seeking admission.
AUTHORIZATIONS, AFFLIATIONS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
Andersonville Theological Seminary has been chartered by the State of Georgia as a non-profit Christian seminary and has been approved by the Georgia Non-public Postsecondary Education Commission for religious exemption at 2082 East Exchange Place in Tucker, GA 30094-5305.
Andersonville Theological Seminary has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt 501-C3 seminary.
Andersonville Theological Seminary is a member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). http://www.usdla.org/ USDLA quality standards certify that an educational provider is a credible institution that adheres to recognized standards of quality and performance, is responsive to its constituencies, and is committed to excellence in all aspects of its distance learning program. Andersonville Theological Seminary is listed with USDLA as a non-profit organization. Visit USDLA’s website to view the membership schools.
Andersonville Theological Seminary is a member of the Association of Christian Distance Education (ACCESS). Access is the leading network of Christian organizations characterized by a commitment to make quality education accessible and affordable. Visit their website at http://www.accessed.org
Andersonville Theological Seminary is proud to be affiliated with the Institute of Theological Studies (ITS). As an affiliate we can offer courses from ITS by way of audio CD MP3 format. These courses are recognized and approved by many seminaries in the United States and Canada.
Andersonville Theological Seminary is a certified academic institution with the National Christian Counselors Association (NCCA). NCCA is the largest educational and training association of Christian counselors in the world. Twice, Andersonville Theological Seminary has been named the “NCCA College of the Year.”
Andersonville Theological Seminary is listed with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) as a “Recognized” college program. When inquiring, please be sure to use the term “recognized.”
Andersonville Theological Seminary is a member of the Council of Private Colleges of America. In this organization, Andersonville has joined many other well known schools such as Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Theological College and Seminary, and Southeaster Theological Seminary to support the organizations motto of “Preventive and Proactive Protection of Today’s Private Colleges for Tomorrow’s Students.” Faith based schools that are accredited or choose to remain non-accredited are encouraged to become certified members of CPCA because CPCA believes that “United We stand, Divided Individually We Can Be Conquered.” CPCA understands that schools that receive funding from the federal government Title IV or individual state government funding are subject to the demands tied to such funding.