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Accreditations and Affiliations



Ambrose University is accredited by the Campus Alberta Quality Council to offer the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts Degrees (3 year Concentrations and 4 year Majors)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Education (After-Degree)
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science Degree (4 year Biology Major)

Ambrose University is also accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) to offer the following undergraduate degree/diplomas of the Faculty of Theology:

  • Associate in Ministry Diploma
  • Bachelor of Theology

Ambrose University is recognized by the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) as a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).


Accreditation Agreements with:

  • Association of Biblical Higher Education
  • Association of Theological Seminaries
  • Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of Alberta Association
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta
  • International Board of Education, Church of the Nazarene

Academic Quality Assurance Oversight of Undergraduate Programs:

  • Campus Alberta Quality Council

Ambrose University holds membership/affiliation with the following associations:

  • Alberta Association of Academic Libraries (AAAL)
  • Alberta Association of Deans of Education
  • Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference
  • The Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer (ACAT)
  • The Alberta Library (TAL)
  • The Alberta Teachers’ Association
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
  • American Theological Library Association (ATLA)
  • Association of Christian Continuing Education Schools and Seminaries (ACCESS)
  • Association of Christian Schools International
  • Association of Registrars of Universities and Colleges in Canada (ARUCC)
  • Association of Schools of the American Institute of Holy Land Studies (Jerusalem University College)
  • Calgary Health Region and the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region as a seminary of register for clinical pastoral education
  • Canadian Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC)
  • Canadian Higher Education Canada
  • Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • North America Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals (NACCAP)
  • Society of the Advancement of Continuing Education in Ministry (SACEM)
  • Western Association of Registrars of Universities and Colleges in Canada (WARUCC)

Denominational Affiliations

Ambrose University is the official post-secondary institution of The Alliance Canada and the Church of the Nazarene Canada. Ambrose University welcomes students from approximately 50 denominations each year, enhancing our rich and diverse campus community.