Trinity School for Ministry is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved:

MDiv, MAR, DMin, STM

Approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program

The Commission 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
Fax: 412-788-6510

Website: www.ats.edu

Below is a list of some of the professional organizations in which Trinity holds a membership.

Memberships

  • Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion
  • Seminaries of the Episcopal Church
  • The International Association for Continuing Education and Training
  • The Association of Doctor of Ministry Educators
  • The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (Charter Member)
  • The American Theological Library Association

Policy for Complaints concerning Academic Matters

If a student would like to submit a formal complaint about any of Trinity’s academic programs, they are encouraged to submit it in writing to the Academic Dean, Dr. Erika Moore.  

They may also elect to write to the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada.  As stated in the ATS Procedures, Policies, and Bylaws (p. 29):

The Commission has an obligation to the various publics it serves to give responsible consideration to complaints that may be made against any accredited school. The Board of Commissioners maintains policies and procedures for reviewing and responding to complaints. The complaint must be filed in writing, together with substantial documentation, as appropriate for the circumstance. The Board of Commissioners will determine if the complaint has standing with reference to any membership criterion or Standards of Accreditation of the Commission. If the complaint has standing, the Board of Commissioners will conduct an investigation. The Board of Commissioners will communicate its conclusions and actions to the institution and the party raising the complaint. The Board of Commissioners assumes no responsibility for or obligation to adjudicate individual grievances.

All letters to the Commission should be addressed to:

The Association of Theological Schools
in the United States and Canada
The Commission on Accrediting
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh PA 15275-1110