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Accreditation and Recognition

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Emmaus Bible College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (NCA).

ABHEAssociation for Biblical Higher Education

Emmaus Bible College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), formerly the Accrediting Association of Bible Colleges (AABC). ABHE is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the accrediting agency for biblical higher education.

IDE LogoState of Iowa Department of Education

Emmaus Teacher Education (K-8 and 5-12) and Music Education (K-12) programs are approved by the State of Iowa for teacher licensure.  Successful program graduates are eligible to be recommended for an Iowa Teachers’ License.

United States Department of Justice: Immigration and Naturalization Service

Permission for foreign students to attend Emmaus is granted by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Acceptance of foreign students is approved provided such students have proper government certification and sufficient financial resources to complete college. In alignment with government requirements, foreign students must have a sufficient knowledge of English to carry a full course load upon matriculation.

USDVAVeteran's Administration (VA)

Under U.S. Public Law 358 veterans may receive educational training.  A veteran must be accepted as a student before applying for educational assistance. For more veteran’s information see the Financial Assistance section of our catalog.

ETA LogoEvangelical Training Association (ETA)

Emmaus is a member of the Evangelical Training Association (ETA) and is thereby authorized to award the ETA Teaching Diploma to those students meeting the requirements.

ACSI LogoAssociation of Christian Schools International

Emmaus is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and students graduating from the Teacher Education program qualify for ACSI teacher certification.

IACBE LogoInternational Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

The Department of Business Administration at Emmaus Bible College is an Educational Member of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.