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Higher Education Accreditation



Our Faculty of Arts & Science bachelors’ degrees are approved by the Province of Alberta.


Our School of Ministry degrees and diplomas are accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).


Ambrose Seminary masters’ degrees are accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.


2021 survey of seminary graduates from 2016-2020:

  • Half our MDiv alumni reported that they are employed in congregations; the majority are ministering in urban multi-cultural contexts. Another 20% of respondents are engaged in some other ministry context.
  • 79% of our MLM and MIM alumni reported that they are employed in congregational or other ministry context.

Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) Accreditation

The Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (5850 T.G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822, 407.207.0808) accredits the following programs:

  • Associate in Ministry Diploma
  • Bachelor of Theology





Average time
to completion

5 years 9 months


School of Ministry First-Year Retention Rates

Freshman Retention Rate  
Year Undergraduate
2016 to 2017 80%
2017 to 2018 73%
2018 to 2019 79%
2019 to 2020 76%
2020 to 2021 72%
Average (5yr) 77%

School of Ministry Program Outcomes 2021 Alumni Survey

Program Outcome Very Effective Effective Total
1.    Devoted disciples who have a growing relationship with God. 24.32% 67.57% 91.89%
2.    Faithful interpreters who have a love of the Scriptures and seek to interpret them thoughtfully and reverently. 45.95% 45.95% 91.89%
3.    Christian thinkers who are insightful and careful theologians. 37.84% 54.05% 91.89%
4.    Servant leadership who are courageous, compassionate, and humble followers of Jesus 21.62% 62.16% 83.78%