Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Accreditation and Membership


The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)   http://www.luc.edu/accreditation/index.shtml

The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)

Loyola University Chicago – Institute of Pastoral Studies is an Associate Member of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS). While associate membership is a non-accredited status, the school is in the process of seeking accreditation by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools.
The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education http://www.acpe.edu/
Association of Graduate Programs in Ministry
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities http://www.ajcunet.edu/
Catholic Biblical Federation http://www.c-b-f.org/
Catholic Health Association of the United States http://www.chausa.org/
Illinois Catholic Health Association http://il-cha.org/
National Association for Lay Ministry http://www.nalm.org/
National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry  
Urban CPE Consortium http://www.urbancpe.org/ 
Adult Spiritual Renewal & Empowerment http://www.asrenewal.org
Archdiocese of Chicago http://www.archchicago.org/
Association for Theological Field Education http://atfe.org/
Catholic Association of Theological Field Educators http://www.catfe.net/
Catholic Extension https://www.catholicextension.org/
Center for Ministry Development https://www.cmdnet.org/
Faith In Place http://faithinplace.org
Ignatian Solidarity Network http://ignatiansolidarity.net
The Industrial Areas Foundation http://www.industrialareasfoundation.org/
Jesuit Volunteer Corps http://jesuitvolunteers.org 
National Association of Catholic Chaplains http://www.nacc.org
National Association of Diaconate Directors http://www.nadd.org/
New Diocesan Directors Institute  
Project INSPIRE 2004–2013 http://www.luc.edu/ips/parish-leadership-programs/