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Accreditation Information

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The Boston College School of Theology and 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:

M.Div., M.A., M.T.S., Th.M.

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

Additionally, Boston College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of School and Colleges (NEASC) and has been accredited by NEASC since 1935. Please see the Office of Institutional Research.

Please note that the Bachelor in Sacred Theology (S.T.B.), the Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.), and the Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) are ecclesiastical degrees granted in the name of the Holy See through the Ecclesiastical Faculty of the STM, by virtue of its status as an ecclesiastical faculty accredited by the Vatican Congregation of Catholic Education.


Statement of Educational Effectiveness for ATS-approved Degrees

95% of all graduates find employment within 6 months of graduation.  Learn more about our career placement statistics.

The following statistics provide information regarding our students' time to completion during the 2015-2016 academic year:

Master of Divinity
Of the 32 M.Div. graduates in 2015-2016:
•  25 finished the degree in 3 years
•  2 finished the degree in 4 years
•  3 finished the degree in 5 years
•  2 finished the degree in 6 years

Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry
Of the 20 M.A. graduates in 2015-2016:
•  9 finished the degree in 2 years
•  5 finished the degree in 3 years
•  3 finished the degree in 4 years
•  3 finished the degree in over six years

Master of Theological Studies
Of the 42 M.T.S. graduates in 2015-2016:
•  1 finished the degree in 1 year
•  32 finished the degree in 2 years
•  7 finished the degree in 3 years
•  2 finished the degree in 4 years

Master of Theology
Of the 16 Th.M. graduates in 2015-2016:
•  13 finished the degree in 1 year
•  2 finished the degree in 2 years
•  1 finished the degree in 3 years