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Accreditations

All degree programs at Northeastern Seminary are accredited by the following state, regional, and professional accrediting institutions:

Professional

The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada

The Association of Theological Schools is a membership organization of graduate schools that conduct post-baccalaureate, professional, and academic degree programs to educate persons for the practice of ministry, teaching, and research in the theological disciplines. Accreditations include Northeastern Seminary’s fully distance learning programs in Buffalo, Syracuse, and the New York Capital Region for all master’s degrees.

The Commission on Accrediting from the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, has approved the following degree programs for accreditation:

  • Masters of Arts
    • Theological Studies
    • Theology and Social Justice
    • Transformational Leadership
  • Masters of Divinity
  • Doctor of Ministry

Contact:
The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Telephone: 412.788.6505
Fax: 412.788.6510
Website: www.ats.edu

Regional

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. This commission is accepted by the United States Secretary of Education for accrediting activities in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Including distance education and correspondence education programs offered at those institutions.

Contact:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104,
Telephone: 215.662.5606
Email: info@msche.org
Website: www.msche.org

State

New York State Board of Regents

The Regents are responsible for the general supervision of all educational activities within New York state, presiding over The University and the New York State Education Department. The New York State Board of Regents granted academic accreditation to Northeastern Seminary in 1998.

Dr. John B. King, Jr., Commissioner of Education, New York State Board of Regents, New York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, 5 North Mezzanine, Albany, NY 12234, 518.474.2593.

Contact:
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue
Board of Regents, Room 110 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Email: RegentsOffice@nysed.gov
Website: www.regents.nysed.gov

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