We are proud of the exceptional academic standing of Westminster Theological Seminary.
Westminster can Grant Degrees
Under a charter from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania granted in 1930 and subsequently amended, the Seminary has the power to grant the degrees of Master of Arts in Counseling, Master of Arts (Religion), Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, Doctor of Ministry, and Doctor of Philosophy.
Degrees are granted upon recommendation of the faculty and by the authority of the board of trustees.
Westminster is Accredited
The seminary is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and has held this accreditation since 1954, the year in which the Middle States Commission first began accrediting theological seminaries.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education can be contacted at:
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: (267) 284-5000
Fax: (215) 662-5501
The Seminary is also accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, which is the national accrediting agency for theological schools in the United States and Canada.
The following degree programs of the Seminary are approved: MDiv, MAR, MAC, DMin, ThM, PhD. The following extension site is approved as specified: London, United Kingdom.
The following degree program is approved at the London extension site: ThM.
The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada can be contacted at:
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Telephone: (412) 788-6505