State of Georgia Authorization

The Athens College of Ministry operates under full authorization of the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission.


National Accreditation Through TRACS

The Athens College of Ministry is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), having been awarded Accreditated Status as a Category III institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on June 3, 2020.  This status is effective for a period of up to five years.  TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDOE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).  Contact TRACS at: 15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA  24551; Telephone: 434.525.9539; Email: info@tracs.org; and TRACS.ORG.

Visit the following websites to verify ACMin’s accreditation status:

TRACS Approval Letter Accreditation

U.S. Department of Education

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges & Schools Members



SACS Transfer of Credit Statement


Comprehensive Assessment Plan

Engaging in accreditation work involves a committment to continuous improvement of the institution. As such, the Athens College of Ministry collects, analyzes, and uses data for the purpose of strategic improvement. Click below to see the details of the ACMin Comprehensive Assessment Plan.

ACMin Comprehensive Assessment Plan