Etna, California, U.S.A.

Licensure with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary
Education, State of California

Notice to Prospective Degree Program Students:

This in­sti­tu­tion is pro­vi­sion­al­ly ap­proved by the Bureau for Pri­vate Post­sec­ondary Ed­u­ca­tion to of­fer de­gree pro­grams. To con­tin­ue to of­fer these de­gree pro­grams, this in­sti­tu­tion must meet the fol­low­ing re­quire­ments:

    • Be­come in­sti­tu­tion­al­ly ac­cred­it­ed by an ac­cred­it­ing agen­cy rec­og­nized by the Unit­ed States Depart­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion, with the scope of the ac­cred­i­ta­tion cov­er­ing at least one de­gree pro­gram.

    • Achieve ac­cred­i­ta­tion can­di­da­cy or pre-ac­cred­i­ta­tion, as de­fined in reg­u­la­tions, by (date two years from date of pro­vi­sion­al ap­proval), and full ac­cred­i­ta­tion by (date five years from date of pro­vi­sion­al ap­proval).

If this in­sti­tu­tion stops pur­su­ing ac­cred­i­ta­tion, it must:

    • Stop all en­roll­ment in its de­gree pro­grams, and

    • Pro­vide a teach-out to fin­ish the ed­u­ca­tion­al pro­gram or pro­vide a re­fund.

An in­sti­tu­tion that fails to com­ply with ac­cred­i­ta­tion re­quire­ments by the re­quired dates shall have its ap­proval to of­fer de­gree pro­grams au­to­mat­i­cal­ly sus­pend­ed.

Rel­e­vant links and doc­u­ments:

1) Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

2) Approved Educational Program List

3) Provisional Accreditation Certificate

4) Academic Catalogue

5) School Performance Fact Sheet, Bachelor of Theology Program

6) School Performance Fact Sheet, Master of Theological Studies Program

7) BPPE Annual Report

8) Financial Statement, May 31, 2016

9) Financial Statement, May 31, 2017

10) Financial Statement, May 31, 2018

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