The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates or diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
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, 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, MCM, MA (Theological Studies), DMin, DEdMin, EdD, DMiss, ThM, and 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:
Jackson, TN: Union University, 1050 Union University Drive, Jackson, TN 38305
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
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).