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Accreditation

State Approval and Accreditation

Methodist Theological Seminary in America is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. As of March 5, 2013, Methodist Theological Seminary in America has been granted to offer the following programs:

  • A four–year Bachelor of Art in Theology
  • A two–year Master of Art in Theology
  • A three/four–year Master of Divinity program

Any questions a student may have regarding the state approval may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at (916) 574-8900, or toll–free at (888) 370–7589, or visit its website at www.bppe.ca.gov.

2016 Annual Report for BPPE (Updated)
2017 Annual Report for BPPE

 

National Accreditation

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.