Accreditation, Certifications,
and Memberships

The Pontifical College Josephinum is responsible to the Vatican’s Congregation for the Clergy, with the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States as its Chancellor.


The Josephinum is recognized by the Association of Theological Schools, as well as the Higher Learning Commission and the Ohio Board of Regents. The Josephinum was first accredited by the Association of Theological Schools of the United States and Canada (ATS) in 1970, and by The Higher Learning Commission in 1976. In 1981, 1991, 2001, and 2011 both agencies granted reaccreditation for a period of 10 years. The Josephinum’s most recent Certificate of Authorization from the Ohio Board of Regents is available for view upon request in the Registrar’s Office.

The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of

Theological Schools of the United States and Canada

10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
412-788-6505 (Telephone)
412-788-6510 (Fax)

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

Designation of Title IX Coordinator

The Pontifical College Josephinum, in compliance with regulations of the United States Department of Education, has designated the Vice President for Administration as the Title IX Coordinator. The Vice President for Administration reports to the Rector/President of the Pontifical College Josephinum. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Josephinum’s responses to all complaints involving possible sex discrimination that includes sexual harassment and violence. The Josephinum’s Title IX policies and grievance procedures can be found in the Security of Persons and Property Manual, the Faculty Handbook, and the Employee Handbook for Staff and Maintenance.  Any seminarian or employee who wishes to file a complaint involving possible sex discrimination should contact the Title IX Coordinator and request a meeting. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached at 614-985-2230.

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