Covenant Theological Seminary has been declared by the appropriate state authority 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 any assessment of program quality under established licensing standards.
Our accreditation is with the World Wide Accrediting Commission (WWAC) of Richmond, Virginia. The WWAC is an accrediting commission which holds as its primary objective the encouragement and maintenance of sound scholarship and the highest academic achievement in the areas of private education.
Quality education is the goal at all times. Its purpose is the establishment of quality education in private schools, colleges, and theological seminaries. It is a non-governmental body and makes no claim to be connected with the government.
The purpose of accreditation is to:
1. Certify that an institution has met established standards of excellence,
2. Assist prospective students in identifying reputable institutions which offer degree programs that will meet their needs and goals.
3. Allow institutions to evaluate the acceptability of transfer credits into their own curricular programs.
Applicants for admission to CTS are considered without regard to sex, age, color, or national origin. Each prospective student will be assessed according to his or her academic background.
USA Exception: Non-government accredited degrees may not be used for job advancement or on resumes, business cards, job applications and letterheads in certain states including AL, NV, NJ, OR, TX, WA and ND.