Academic Credentials & Affiliations

Andersonville Theological Seminary was founded in 1981.  For over 30 years, we have been an outstanding distance learning school.  Today, we have over 7,000 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 an affiliate institution of the Association for Biblical Higher Education.  As such, it participates in and contributes to collegial and professional development activities of the association.  Affiliate status does not, however, imply, or presume ABHE accredited status at the present or in the future.  Please click here to visit their website to learn more.


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.


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.

usdla-300x93Andersonville Theological Seminary is a member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).  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

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.”

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