Accreditation & Approvals

Educational Effectiveness Statement 2017-2018/Student Outcomes Data


Central Baptist Theological Seminary is accredited by:

The Higher Learning Commission’s North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602
1‐800‐217‐7440
www.ncahlc.org

APPROVED LOCATIONSDOCTOR OF MINISTRYMASTER OF DIVINITYMASTER OF ARTS (THEOLOGICAL STUDIES)MASTER OF ARTS IN MISSIONAL CHURCH STUDIESDIPLOMA IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
SHAWNEE, KSYESYESYESYESYES
ANN ARBOR, MIYESYESYES
ELM GROVE, WIYESYES
NASHVILLE, TNYESYES
ST. LOUIS, MOYESYES
FARMERS BRANCH, TXYESYES
CARROLLTON, TXYESYES
FEDERAL WAY, WAYESYES
LOS ANGELES, CAYESYES
HOUSTON, TXYESYES

Click here to view the CBTS listing on the Higher Learning Commission website.


The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada

10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275‐1022
412‐788‐6505
www.ats.edu

Central Baptist Theological Seminary

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:

MDiv, MA in Missional Church Studies, MA (Theological Studies), DMin

The following extension sites are approved as specified:

Elm Grove, WI
Approved Degrees: MDiv

Murfreesboro, TN
Approved Degrees: MDiv

Yangon, Myanmar
Approved for more than 50 percent of a degree program but not complete degrees

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

Click here to view the CBTS listing on the ATS website.


National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)

Central Baptist Theological Seminary has received approval from the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)

SARA Approval Letter 2017 (pdf)

Click here to see the listing for CBTS on the NC-SARA website.

Unresolved student concerns regarding SARA authorized programs should be directed to the KS Board of Regents.  Click here to access the state complaint form.



California

Notice of Approval to Operate an Accredited Institution (pdf)

Annual Reports
2016 Annual Report (pdf)

Performance Fact Sheets
2016 School Performance Fact Sheet (pdf)

M.Div. Enrollment Agreement (pdf)
Diploma Enrollment Agreement
 (pdf)



Georgia

2017-2018 Notice of Exemption (pdf)



Kansas

Confirmation of Lawful Status (pdf)



Michigan

Notice of Approval (pdf)



Missouri

Notice of Exemption (pdf)



Tennessee

2017-2018 Notice of Approval (pdf)



Texas

Notice of Exemption (pdf)



Washington

2018-2020 Notice of Authorization (pdf)

The Washington Student Achievement Council has determined that Central Baptist Theological Seminary qualifies for religious exempt status from the Degree-Granting Institutions Act for the following program: Master of Divinity (M.Div.). The Council makes no evaluation of the administration, faculty, business practices, financial condition
or quality of the offerings by this institution. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430 or by email at degreeauthorization@wsac.wa.gov.



Wisconsin

The State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Program does not regulate schools of a parochial or denominational character offering programs having a sectarian objective.

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