Accreditation and Membership in Professional Associations

 

Oblate School of Theology was incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas, April 18, 1950. The School is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as an accredited institution of higher education. It is approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (formerly part of the Texas Education Agency) for the training of persons receiving Veterans Administration benefits under the provisions of Section 1775, Chapter 36, Title 38, United States Code, and by the Department of Homeland Security, for non-quota foreign students. The School is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant foreign students.

Oblate School of Theology is accredited by:

  • Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097; telephone 404-679-4500).
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada to award the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry, Master of Arts (Theology, Master of Arts (Spirituality), and Doctor of Ministry degrees.
    • 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

Oblate School of Theology holds membership in the following professional associations:

  • Council of Southwestern Theological Schools
  • United Colleges of San Antonio
  • National Catholic Educational Association
  • Higher Education Council of San Antonio
  • Association for Theological Field Education
  • Midwest Association of Theological Schools
  • National Association of Colleges and University Business Officers
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisors