the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Accreditation

In March 2013, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will host visiting teams from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and from the Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada as part of its periodic evaluation. Substantive comments related to the quality of the seminary or its academic programs may be submitted in writing to the Office of the President, 2825 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY, 40280.

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is a Private Not-for-Profit institution accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 3033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org, to award associate, baccalaureate, Masters, and doctoral degrees (Level V).

In March 2013, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will host visiting teams from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and from the Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada as part of its periodic evaluation. Substantive comments related to the quality of the seminary or its academic programs may be submitted in writing to the Office of the President, 2825 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY, 40280.

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is accredited by / is a candidate for accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award MA in Discipleship and Family Ministry, MA in Children’s and Family Ministry, MA in College Ministry, MA in Women’s Leadership, MA in Worship Leadership and Church Ministry, MDiv, MA in Christian Education, MA in Leadership, MA in Youth and Family Ministry, MA in Missiology, MA in Biblical Counseling, MA in Church Ministries, MA in Worship Leadership, MA in Christian School Administration, MCM, Master of Music, MA (Theological Studies), DMin, DEdMin, EdD, DMiss, DMA, Doctor of Music Ministry, ThM, PhD.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of (name of institution).

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is also accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved:

MA in Discipleship and Family Ministry, MA in Children’s and Family Ministry, MA in College Ministry, MA in Women’s Leadership, MA in Worship Leadership and Church Ministry, MDiv, MA in Christian Education, MA in Leadership, MA in Youth and Family Ministry, MA in Missiology, MA in Biblical Counseling, MA in Church Ministries, MA in Worship Leadership, MA in Christian School Administration, MCM, Master of Music, MA (Theological Studies), DMin, DEdMin, EdD, DMiss, DMA, Doctor of Music Ministry, ThM, PhD

The seminary is approved for comprehensive distance education and the following extension centers are approved to offer 50% or more of an approved degree:

Auburn, AL: Lakeview Baptist Church1600 E. Glenn Avenue, Auburn, AL 36830

Boston, MA: New England Baptist Convention Building, 87 Lincoln Street, Northborough, MA

Chicago, IL: Evanston Baptist Church, 1601 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Columbia, MD: Baptist Mission Resource Center, 10255 Old Columbia Road, Columbia, MD 21046-1716

East TN (Knoxville): First Baptist Church, 2085 Simpson Road East, Lenoir City, TN 37772

Greenville, SC: Edwards Road Baptist Church, 1050 Edwards Road, Greenville, SC  29615

Jackson, TN: Union University, 1050 Union University Drive, Jackson, TN   38305

Nashville, TN: 6550 Carothers Pkwy, 1st Floor, Franklin, TN   37067

New York, NY: Metropolitan New York Baptist Assoc. Office Building, 3rd Floor, 236 W. 72nd Street

New York, NY: 10023 Northwest

Arkansas: Cross Church, 1709 Johnson Road, Springdale, AR 72762

Washington, DC: Capitol Hill Baptist Church, 525 A Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

The Commission contact information is:

The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275, USA
Telephone: 412-788-6505
Fax: 412-788-6510
Website: www.ats.edu

The seminary is also an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, Virginia, 20190-5248, telephone: 703-437-0700, at: http://nasm.arts-accredit.org.

The seminary is licensed by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (1024 Capital Center Dr., Frankfort, Kentucky, 40601, telephone: 502-573-1555).

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.