Is a misssion of The Orthodox Catholic Archdiocese of North America and it is an ecclesiastical institution established for the training of men for the Western Rite Orthodox Catholic Priesthood. Is an institution of learning established in 2008, and is accredited by the Accreditation Council of The Orthodox Catholic Archdiocese of North America. The College of Bishops of The Orthodox Catholic Archdiocese of North America approved Gregorian Orthodox School of Theology in January 2008 at the Synod in Ft Meade, Maryland.
AUTHORIZATION TO GRANT DEGREES
Degree programs of study offered by Gregorian Orthodox School of Theology are exempt from the requirements for license under the provisions of the Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities (SBICU). Exemption from license is not based upon any assessment of program quality under established licensing standards. Every other Bible College or seminary in the State offering legitimate degrees operates under the same statute. In accordance with the provision of the Florida Department of Education General Statues Section 1005.06(1)(f), Gregorian Orthodox School of Theology offers the following degrees: Associate of Religious Studies, Bachelor of Religious Studies, Master of Religious Studies, and Doctor of Ministry.
Many of our course descriptions closely match those of accredited Bible colleges and seminaries. Gregorian Orthodox School of Theology students will be well positioned to use portfolio equivalency to gain course credit and advanced standing at accredited colleges or seminaries that have a provision to grant portfolio based credit.
Gregorian Orthodox School of Theology programs are strictly designed for believers who desire to be equipped and trained for effective Western Rite Orthodox Christian ministry.
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