Heritage Christian University is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (5850 T. G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822, 407.207.0808) to grant certificates and degrees at the Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master’s levels.

The Heritage Christian University Graduate School of Theology is an Associate Member of the Association of Theological Schools (10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1110; 412-788-6505), seeking accreditation from the Commission on Accrediting.

The State of Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education licenses Heritage Christian University as a private university.

The United States Office of Education Register lists the university, making Heritage Christian University students eligible for grants and federal loans.

The Alabama State Approving Agency recognizes Heritage Christian University for educational benefits to veterans.

Heritage Christian University meets the U.S. Department of Immigration and Naturalization’s requirements for eligibility to enroll foreign students.

The final test of any school is the ability of its graduates to do the work for which they have prepared. Our finest certification is that our graduates perform faithful and competent ministry.

Heritage Christian University participates in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

For questions or inquiries related to accreditation or licensure, please contact the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at cmcferrin@hcu.edu or 1-800-367-3565 ext. 330.