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Accreditation

St. Andrew's College is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and is approved to offer the following degree programs: Master of Divinity (MDiv), Master of Theological Studies (MTS), Master of Sacred Theology (STM) - jointly with Lutheran Theological Seminary Saskatoon, Doctor of Ministry (DMin) - jointly with Lutheran Theological Seminary Saskatoon. The next comprehensive evaluation visit is scheduled for spring 2014.

St. Andrew's College is approved for a comprehensive distance education program.

Statement of Educational Effectiveness
The board of commissioners requires accredited schools to publish a statement regarding the school's educational effectiveness. St. Andrew's College chooses to publish the following data:

Master of Divinity (120 credit hour, 4-year degree)
Time to graduation (2008 - 2012): <4 years 14%; 4-<6 years 43%; 6+ years 43%.
Placement rate within one year of graduation (2007 - 2012): Vocational placement 100%

In 2009 a review of the MDiv program concluded that: "The program and its students do meet the rigorous goals and outcomes ... set for it," and, "The program produces ministry personnel who are engaged in stable ministries in many contexts." The report of the 2009 review may be provided upon request.

Master of Theological Studies (60 credit hour, 2 year degree)
Time to graduation (2008 - 2012): <4 years 0%; 4-<6 years 67%; 6+ years 33%.
Placement rate within one year of graduation (2007 - 2012): Further study 50%; unknown 50%

Master of Sacred Theology (24 credit hour, 2 year degree)
Time to graduation (2007 - 2012): <4 years 100%; 4-<6 years 0%; 6+ years 0%.
Placement rate within one year of graduation (2007 - 2012): Further study 100%

Doctor of Ministry
Program approved in 2011; no graduates as yet.


For further information on the Commission on Accrediting,
please contact the commission directly:

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
Fax: 412-788-6510
Website: www.ats.edu