Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Trinity International University and all of its schools are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604


The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the M.A. in Mental Health Counseling program offered through the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School at Trinity International University.


Trinity International University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. The range of educational activities regulated include fully online and hybrid courses/programs to internships, externships, co-ops, field experiences, student teaching, and clinical placements. In general, Trinity International University may offer distance education to students located in states where we have a physical campus and in the states marked on the NC-SARA map

The State Bar of California

Trinity Law School is also accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California. For more information about the accreditation of Trinity Law School and its programs please refer to their accreditation page.

The Association of Theological Schools

10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Phone: 412.788.6505
Fax: 412.788.6510
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School / Trinity International University is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools—the recognized accrediting association of theological schools in the United States and Canada.
  • Master of Divinity
  • MA
  • MA in Mental Health Counseling
  • MA in Counseling Ministry
  • MA in Chaplaincy and Ministry Care
  • MA in Educational Ministries
  • MA (Theological Studies)
  • ThM
  • DMin
  • PhD (Intercultural Studies)
  • PhD (Educational Studies)
  • PhD (Theological Studies)
The following EXTENSION SITES are approved to offer the degrees specified: Milwaukee, WI • Approved degrees: MA (Theological Studies) Columbus, OH • Approved degrees: MA (Theological Studies) North Lauderdale, FL • Approved degrees: MA (Theological Studies), Kendall, FL • Approved degrees: MA (Theological Studies), Seoul, South Korea • Approved degrees: DMin

State Authorization for Distance Education

Trinity International University (TIU) must comply with a state’s regulations before any educational activity can occur within that state. Those regulations determine whether TIU may offer you a place in a course or program.

Illinois Trinity International University is approved to grant degrees by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Florida Trinity International University is licensed in the State of Florida by the Florida Department of Education’s Commission For Independent Education.

California Trinity International University is an Approved Institution by the California Department of Education Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education