Accreditation & Affiliation
Carey Theological College, a ministry of the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada, is evangelical and utterly committed to Jesus Christ and His gospel. Doctrinally, it takes its position in the mainstream of evangelical Protestantism. It is committed to the historic, orthodox teachings of Christianity as revealed in the Scriptures. This theological position allows for working relationships with various churches and para-church ministries, demonstrating openness while remaining true to the Baptist community.
Carey Theological College is a graduate theological college and holds a charter from the Province of British Columbia to grant graduate theological degrees. Carey receives the Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation that meet or exceed quality assurance standards set by the Province of B.C.
Carey Theological College is also accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (www.ats.edu), and the following degree programs are approved:
- Doctor of Ministry
- Master of Divinity (fully on-line)
- Master of Pastoral Ministry (fully on-line)
- Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation
- Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (fully on-line)
Carey Theological College is committed to credible academic scholarship and strives to maintain a high level of education in graduate ministry training. Carey Theological College is approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program. The Commission contact information is:
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275 USA
Carey is affiliated with the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) and has access to many of UBC’s facilities. Affiliation with UBC means that certain criteria must be met by Carey Theological College, but it does not mandate any scrutiny or approval of course offerings by the UBC Senate. Carey’s programs are subject to continuous approval of the Carey Senate.