Accreditation

The Inter-American Adventist Theological Seminary (IATS), whose offices are located in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, is authorized by the Council of Education of Puerto Rico to continue operating as a higher education institution under the renewed license (certification number 2018-146) for five years.  The IATS is also pleased to inform that as of January 31, 2020, the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada’s Board of Commissioners approved the renewal of the IATS accreditation for ten years, with the next comprehensive evaluation visit in the fall of 2029. The IATS is also accredited by the Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA) and, in 2019, renewed its accreditation status. The AAA granted an accreditation period of five years, with the next comprehensive evaluation visit in 2024.

 

The accrediting agencies approved the following degree programs:

 

  • Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology (MAPTh)

  • Master of Arts in Biblical-Theological Studies (MABTS)

  • Doctor of Ministry (DMin.) 

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Biblical-Theological Studies)

 

The ATS 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

Website: www.ats.edu


The CEPR contact information is:

Council of Education of Puerto Rico

Calle San José Esq. San Francisco
Viejo San Juan​, San Juan​ ​PR 00902-3271

Telephone: (787) 722-2121

Website: http://www.agencias.pr.gov/agencias/cepr

 

The AAA contact information is:

Adventist Accrediting Association
12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring,
MD 20904, USA 

Telephone: 301-680-6000

Website: https://adventistaccreditingassociation.org/

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Authorized by CEPR under the certification 2018-146