State Approval and Accreditation
Methodist Theological Seminary in America is a private, non-profit, interdenominational institution. Methodist Theological Seminary in America has received verification from the State of California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) that it qualifies as a “religious exempt” institution, pursuant to California Education Code Section 94739 (b)(6).
As a religious exemption institution of higher education, As of March 5, 2013, Methodist Theological Seminary in America has authorization from BPPE to offer the following programs:
• A four-year Bachelor of Theology
• A two-year Master of Theology
• A three/four-year Master of Divinity program
• English as a Second language (Level I-IV)
Any questions a student may have regarding the state approval may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at (916) 431-6959, or toll-free at (888) 370-7589,
or visit its website at www.bppe.ca.gov.
On February 2018, Methodist Theological Seminary in America has received the initial full accreditation by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).
Any questions a student may have regarding the approval may be directed to the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) at 55850 TG Lee Blvd. Suite 130, Orlando, FL 32822, Tel (407) 207-0808. Fax (407) 207-0840, or visit its website at www.abhe.org.