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ACCREDITATION/AUTHORIZATION

 

Accreditation

Bethesda University is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). ABHE is recognized by the United states Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). ABHE Commission on Accreditation (5850 T.G.Lee Blvd., Suite 130, Orlando, FL 32822, Telephone: 407-207-0808) accredits the following programs: Bachelor of Arts in Religion (Biblical Studies), Bachelor of Arts in Religion (Pastoral Ministry), Bachelor of Arts in Religion (Christian Education), Bachelor of Arts in Religion (Missions), Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, Master of Divinity, Doctor of Ministry.

Bethesda University is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Road, Forest, Virginia 24551; Telephone: 434.525.9539; e-mail: info@tracs.org] having been awarded Reaffirmation I of its accredited status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on November 10, 2011; this status is effective for a period of ten years. TRACS is recognized by the United states Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

State Authorization

This institution 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.

Any questions a student may have regarding this catalog that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833 P.O. Box 980818 West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.

As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review the Catalog and the School Performance Fact Sheet which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement.

A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 toll free or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s Internet Web site, www.bppe.ca.gov.