Certificate of Achievement in Theological Studies (CATS)
The Certificate of Achievement in Theological Studies (CATS) program offers the opportunity to test the waters of seminary education.
CATS involves a minimum of six 3-hour courses with at least one in each of the 4 primary disciplines including:
Theological and Historical Studies
During the course of study or upon program completion, CATS students may petition for admittance into a degree program. Credits earned as a CATS student are transferable upon admission to a degree program.
Bethany is fully accredited by The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada and The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) is a membership organization in the United States and Canada of schools educating individuals after their baccalaureate education. These member schools prepare individuals for the ministries of preaching and teaching.
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (HLC) is an accreditation organization which uses a body of peer reviewers to grant membership to degree-granting post-secondary schools.
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Specialized Institution—Theological seminary or other faith-related institution