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Civil Accreditation

As an institution providing rigorous graduate programs in philosophy and theology, we are evaluated by two accrediting agencies and receive feedback from various parts of the Dominican Order. The School is chartered by the State of California as a degree-granting institution of higher education.

DSPT is accredited by the following entities:

ATS has approved the following degree programs: MDiv, MA (Philosophy), MA (Theology)

As required by WSCUC policy, the 2019 Team Report and Commission Action Letter are made available for public inspection. We also include here a letter of institutional response to the Team Report.

We also provide here the most recent (2020) Commission Action Letter from ATS for public inspection.

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