Carey Theological College, a ministry of the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada(www.cbwc.ca), is evangelical and utterly committed to Jesus Christ and His gospel. Doctrinally, it takes its position in the mainstream of evangelical Protestantism. It is committed to the historic, orthodox teachings of Christianity as revealed in the scriptures. This theological position allows for working relationships with various churches and para-church ministries, demonstrating openness while remaining true to the Baptist community.
Carey Theological College is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), and the following degree programs are approved:
Master of Divinity (MDiv)
Master of Pastoral Ministry (MPM)
Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation (MASF)
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Carey Theological College is approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program.
The Commission contact information is:
The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
In the event that a student raises complaints regarding Carey’s compliance to the Commission Standards of Accreditation, the student should submit his or her complaint in writing to the Vice President Academic. An investigation committee will be formed and a written statement of the ruling will be issued to the student. If the student is not satisfied, the ruling may be appealed in a written summation to the President. If the student is still not satisfied, he or she may contact the Carey Hall Board of Administration.
Carey Theological College is also affiliated with the University of British Columbia(www.ubc.ca). As an affiliated college of the University of British Columbia, Carey has access to the many university facilities. Although affiliation with UBC means that established criteria are met by Carey Theological College, it does not imply any scrutiny or approval of course offerings by the University of British Columbia Senate. The programs of Carey Theological College are subject to continuous approval of the college’s Senate.