Hardin-Simmons University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Phone 404-679-4501) to award bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. The university consists of the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts, the Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics, the Kelley College of Business at Hardin-Simmons University, the Irvin School of Education, the School of Music & Fine Arts, the Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, the Graduate School, and the Logsdon School of Theology. Logsdon Seminary is part of the Logsdon School of Theology
Logsdon Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1103; phone:  788-6505; website: www.ats.edu). The following degree programs are approved by the Commission on Accrediting: Master of Divinity (MDiv), Master of Arts in Family Ministry (MA in Family Ministry), and Doctor of Ministry (DMin). These three full degree programs are approved for the main campus in Abilene, TX. Complete degree programs for the Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Family Ministry are also approved for the seminary’s extension site in Corpus Christi, TX. The complete degree program for the Doctor of Ministry is approved for the seminary’s extension site in San Antonio, TX. Two-thirds of the Master of Divinity may be achieved at the extension sites in Lubbock, TX, and San Antonio, TX, with the remaining hours for the degree taken at the Abilene or Corpus Christi campuses. Less than fifty per cent of the Master of Divinity and the Master of Arts in Family Ministry degrees can be earned at the seminary’s extension site in McAllen, TX, with the remaining hours for the degrees taken at the Corpus Christi or Abilene campuses. Logsdon Seminary is also approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program.
For additional information about the Hardin-Simmons University’s accreditation and organizational memberships see the HSU Graduate Studies Catalog.
Hardin-Simmons University is a member of the Texas Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education, the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities, the Association of Texas Colleges and Universities, the Association of Texas Graduate Schools, and the Council of Southern Graduate Schools.