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Providence is chartered by the province of Manitoba to offer Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral degrees. The University of Manitoba accepts Providence degrees to meet the requirements for entry into graduate studies. The Province of Manitoba recognizes Providence degrees towards teacher certification, along with a Bachelor of Education from a public university.

Accrediting Bodies

The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE)

Providence is accredited by the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), which reviews the Providence self-study and requires the institution to meet its standards of accreditation. ABHE is recognized by the United States Secretary of Education as the national accrediting agency for bible colleges in the United States. It is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as a National Institutional Accrediting Agency.


Teachers of English as a Second Language – Canada (TESL Canada)

The Providence TESOL program is accredited by Teachers of English as a Second Language – Canada, an internally recognized accrediting agency for teaching English to speakers of other languages.


The Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

Providence is accredited by The Association of Theological Schools, which recognizes the Providence Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Counselling, Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, Master of Arts in Educational Studies, Master of Arts in Global Studies and Doctor of Ministry. Providence is also approved by ATS for its Comprehensive Distance Education Program.