Team Impact Christian University is accredited by Theological Accreditation International (T.A.I.).
TAI is a non-governmental accreditation, extended exclusively to private, Christian institutions upon inspection and approval of their programs, operations, and integrity and is one of the largest religious accreditation agencies world-wide and accredits Christian Universities, Theological Seminaries and Bible Schools in over 30 nations.
The purpose of accreditation is to:
certify that an institution has met the established standards of excellence
assist prospective students in identifying reputable institutions, which offer degree programs that will meet their needs and goals
allow institutions to evaluate the acceptability of transfer credits into their own curricula programs
Accreditation is a private, voluntary, non-governmental peer-review process that reviews the educational quality of an institution or program. In the United States, accreditation is the primary means of assuring educational quality. Accreditation status confirms that an institution has voluntarily undergone a comprehensive self-study and peer examination that demonstrates the institution meets standards of accreditation. To receive accreditation, the institution must clearly demonstrate that it has established educational goals, offers formal, organized learning experiences and services that enable students to meet these stated goals and that students and graduates have benefited from the learning experiences provided. Furthermore, accreditation assures that an institution operates on a sound financial basis, has approved programs of study, qualified instructors, adequate facilities and equipment and engages in continual improvement through self-evaluation and planning and promotes its programs truthfully.
A degree is only valid if it is properly granted by an entity that has the legal authority to do so and degree-granting authorization cannot be conferred by an accrediting body. Accreditation agencies are themselves private membership associations and relied upon by many governmental entities to perform certain qualitative and evaluative functions. However, they do not themselves have the authority to issue degrees nor have the power to authorize the existence of a college or a degree program.
Government-recognized accreditation is not necessary for the religious vocations in which we are equipping our students and people working in ministry positions do not need a government-accredited degree.
Our courses meet the requirements established by many private, independent, and professional associations. Various regionally or nationally accredited Christian Universities, colleges and seminaries throughout the United States may accept transfer students, credits and degrees from Team Impact Christian University.
Transferability of credits earned at Team Impact Christian University and transferred to another institution is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
All our Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees are issued from our USA campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA where we are registered. All students outside of the USA are considered as online students of Team Impact Christian University and are registered at our Baton Rouge, USA campus as such. We have students from more than 30 nations and therefore cannot meet all the legal and/or accreditation requirements for each nation. Therefore, we are not able to set up a physical presence in each nation except in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
We do not prepare our students for secular work or denominational service. We will seek to provide a sound theological standing from which our students may fulfill their divine purpose and calling. We are not responsible for any problems students may have with the higher education authorities in their own nations.
Every ministry implementing Team Impact Christian University programs must do so under the name of their own Bible School and they are responsible for ensuring that they operate legally in their nation. Team Impact Christian University cannot be held responsible for this as we offer our programs in 30 nations and it is not possible to ensure legal compliance with every nation and for that reason, we accept that Bible Schools ensure that they comply with the laws of their respective nations. Every student that is mentored in various institutions world-wide are registered as online students at our USA campus and we merely supply the books in the various nations through legitimate book suppliers.
Our Status as a Christian University
|Physical campus at 8894 Airline Hwy Suite E, Baton Rouge, LA 70815, USA
Registered with the Secretary of State in Louisiana, USA (2010)
|Registered with the IRS as a 501(c) 3 Corporation
Accredited with Theological Accreditation International (T.A.I.)
Team Impact Christian University is a religious institution that offers religious programs or courses and is exempt from regulation under La R.S. 17:1808 and related rules of the Louisiana Board of Regents. TICU is only required to register with Board of Regents and has done so. Exemption from licensure is restricted to institutions named in law and religious institutions that grant religious degrees exclusively. The degrees must be religious in nature by title and content. While religious institutions are exempt from licensure, registration is mandatory.