Accreditation


Accreditation Status

Notre Dame Seminary was incorporated in 1948 by the State of Louisiana as a non-profit educational institution with the power to confer degrees. It operates under a charter drawn up in 1970, revised in 1975, and again in 1995. The seminary has been approved by the Louisiana Board of Regents and the Louisiana State Department of Education.

Notre Dame Seminary is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award undergraduate and master’s degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Notre Dame Seminary. You may also see the SACSCOC website at www.sacscoc.org.

Notre Dame Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools, located at 10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1110 or call 412-788-6505. You may also see the ATS website at www.ats.edu.

The following degree programs are approved by the Commission on Accrediting: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts (Theological Studies), Master of Arts (Philosophy for Theological Studies), and Master of Arts in Pastoral Leadership.

Statement of Institutional Effectiveness