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Accreditation and Approvals


Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS)

Washington Theological Seminary is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: (434) 525-9539; e-mail:], having been awarded Accredited Status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on April 26, 2022. This status is effective for a period of five (5) years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (ED), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

United States Immigration and Customes Enforcement (ICE)

WTS is authorized by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to enroll non-immigrant students.

Commonwealth of Virginia

Washington Theological Seminary is a religious institution exempt from State regulation and Oversight in the Commonwealth of Virginia under the provisions of Chapter 21.1 (Chapter 2, article 3) of Title 23.1 of the Code of Virginia. WTS’s primary purpose is to provide religious training and theological education awards only degrees and diplomas that carry the titles of biblical studies related.


WTS provides the following theological educational degree programs: 


1.     Bachelor of Theology (Th.B.)

2.     Master of Christian Education (M.C.E.)

3.     Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

4.     Doctor of Christian Education (D.C.E.)

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