Arlington Baptist College has been an accredited member of The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) (formerly the Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges – AABC) since 1981. ABHE is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the successor to the Commission on Recognition of Post-secondary Accreditation (CORPA), which dissolved December 31, 1996. ABHE is also listed by the United States Department of Education as the recognized accrediting agency for Bible college education. In addition, it is recognized by the Department of Justice, the Texas Veterans Commission (formerly the Texas Workforce Commission), and other relevant federal agencies in the United States.
During the Spring of 2008, Arlington Baptist College received authorization from ABHE to offer the Master of Arts in Biblcial and Theological Studies. The State of Texas also approved our Program to offer Master level degrees.
In January of 2014, Arlington Baptist College received authorization from ABHE to offer the Master of Divinity.