Kerygma University

Accreditation is important because it:

  • Requires commitment to serving students well
  • Follows the biblical principle of peer accountability
  • Encourages schools to improve their work and offerings

Types of Accreditation

There are several types of accreditation. The primary ones applicable to Kerygma University either alone, or through its partnership with Kairos University are:


In addition,  Authorization to Grant degrees is generally governed by the state or territory where the school is domiciled, and more widely through participation in The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. Find out more about our authorization here:

Institutional Accreditation

DEGREES COVERED: ED.D.

The religious accreditor for Kerygma University is the National Bible College Association. Their goal and purpose is to recognize, endorse and accredit institutions of higher learning that are dedicated to the principles of the Kingdom of God and the effectual nurture and training of Ministers throughout the United States.

National Bible College Association
P. O. Box 58612
Louisville, KY 40268
n-b-c-a.com

The religious accreditor for Kerygma University is the ACTS Commission on Accreditation. ACTS’ core mission is to serve as an accrediting agency dedicated to small Bible colleges, specialized schools, institutes, and seminaries. ACTS specializes in evaluating and accrediting programs that offer distance learning, external study modules, and resident programs.

http://actseducation.us.to/accreditation/institutions/

Kerygma University is a contextualization partner for Kairos University. Through Kairos University, Kerygma Unversity facilitates educational offerings that carry the following accreditation.

DEGREES COVERED: BACTP, MA, MDIV, DMIN

The regional accreditor for Kairos University is the Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission, service mark

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60602
(800) 621-7440
hlcommission.org

 

The National Accreditor for Kairos University is the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools.

10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
(412) 788-6505
ats.edu

 

State Exemption and Degreee Granting Authority

DEGREES COVERED: ED.D.

Degree programs of study offered by Kerygma University have been declared exempt from the requirements for licensure, under provisions of North Carolina General Statutes Section (G.S.) 116-15 (d) for exemption from licensure with respect to religious education. Exemption from licensure is not based upon assessment of program quality under established licensing standards.

The State Authorization Unit of the University of North Carolina System Office serves as the official state entity to receive complaints concerning post-secondary institutions that are authorized to operate in North Carolina. If students are unable to resolve a complaint through the institution’s grievance procedures, they can review the Student Complaint Policy (PDF) and submit their complaint using the online complaint form at https://studentcomplaints.northcarolina.edu/form.

For more information contact:

North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Complaints
223 S. West Street, Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 962-4550

To file a complaint with the Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice, please visit The State Attorney General’s web page at: http://www.ncdoj.gov/complaint. North Carolina residents may call (877) 566-7226. Outside of North Carolina, please call (919) 716-6000. En Espanol (919) 716-0058. If you choose to mail a complaint, please use the following address:

Consumer Protection Division
Attorney General’s Office
Mail Service Center 9001
Raleigh, NC 27699-9001

Kerygma University is a contextualization partner for Kairos University. Through Kairos University, Kerygma Unversity facilitates educational offerings that carry the following accreditation.

DEGREES COVERED: BACTP, MA, MDIV, DMIN

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) is a national initiative which seeks to establish comparable national standards for the interstate offering of postsecondary distance-education courses and programs.

Kairos University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

nc-sara.org