Shepherd University School of Theology is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) for its graduate programs.

The Association of Theological Schools
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA. 15275-1110
Phone: (412) 788-6505

Shepherd University has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission. This status is a preliminary pre-accreditation affiliation with the Commission awarded within the five year period allowed to achieve Initial Accreditation. Candidacy is an indication that the institution is progressing toward Initial Accreditation. Candidacy is not Accreditation and does not ensure eventual Accreditation.

WASC Senior College and University Commission
985 Atlantic Avenue, #100
Alameda, CA. 94501
Phone: (510)748-9001

Shepherd University is recognized by the State of California as an institution of higher education. Shepherd University has state approval from Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) to confer the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, the Master of Divinity, the Doctor of Ministry, the Bachelor of Music, the Master of Music, the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, the Master of Science in Information Technology, the Licensed Vocational Nurse Certificate, the Associate Degree in Nursing, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Master of Science in Nursing, Associate of Science in Pre-Nursing, Medical Assistant Certificate and English as a Second Language (ESL) program.

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA. 95833
Phone: (916)431-6959