the official web site of the National Association of Private Theological
Institutions (NAPTI). Our association is leading the way in quality,
Ecclesiastically Endorsed programs of education. As an "inter-communion"
of educational organizations, we provide recognition, validation
and acceptance among peers in Theological/Religious education.
Association of Private Theological Institutions serves as a mechanism
of Recognition, Peer Evaluation,
Certification and Ecclesiastic
Endorsement for private Bible Colleges, Christian
Universities and Seminaries throughout the United States and abroad.
levels of membership (Approved, Candidate and Certified)
Religious Exemption and Authorization assistance
status for private Christian Universities, Bible Colleges
and program design assistance
Forums and Seminars
design assistance (Transcripts, Diplomas)
Textbooks and products
is a vital force in private, non-secular education ranging from
local Bible Institutes to University level academia. We are here
to assist, evaluate, promote and endorse non-governmental, private
education. It is our firm belief that there is separation between
Church and State, and have taken the position of unification among
private educational institutions.
is not an "Accrediting Association," rather
an Ecclesiastic Certification and Endorsement agency, which recognizes
and endorses private Christian schools and promotes quality, excellence
and freedom in theological education. We strive to offer our members
recognition that is accepted world-wide among various religious
groups and educational institutions.
provides not only recognition and acceptance, but also a myriad
of vital resources which may be used by all members to enrich
and promote their various educational programs. We are a private,
religious organization, promoting fellowship, unity and respect