Graduate School of Theology Affiliation

The Graduate School of Theology's pastoral ministry core of the Master of Divinity and the Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry program are both recognized by the Church of the Nazarene's International Course of Study Advisory Committee (ICOSAC) as validated courses of study meeting the educational requirements for ordination in the denomination.

In addition, the university is a member of:

  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
  • Association of Governing Boards (AGB)
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)

Nazarene Sister School University Programs

  • International: Africa Nazarene University, Ambrose University College, Korea Nazarene University, Nazarene Theological College of Australia, Quetzal Education Research Center (through Southern Nazarene University), Seminario de las Nazareno Americas
  • U.S.: Eastern Nazarene College, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Nazarene Bible College, Nazarene Theological Seminary, Olivet Nazarene University, Point Loma Nazarene University, Southern Nazarene University, Trevecca Nazarene University

Friendship Schools

  • Asia Region: Business College of Shanxi University, Dongseo University, Hausheng International College of Taiyuan, Kazak-American Free University, Northwest University, Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, South China Normal University, Swan College/Central South University of Forestry & Technology, Tibet University for Nationalities, Xianyang Normal University
  • Latin America Region: Universidad Internacional-Mexico


  • International: Arcadia Global Studies Program (consortium), International Studies Abroad (ISA) (consortium), Jerusalem University College, Romania Studies Program, Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies
  • U.S.: Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies, College of Western Idaho, College of Southern Idaho, Treasure Valley Community College