National Association of Private Theological Institutions
(NAPTI) is a non-profit, religious and educational organization
dedicated to the regulation, implementation and enforcement
of standards for Christian Schools, Bible Institutes, Schools
of Ministry, Schools of Divinity, Colleges, Universities
and Seminaries throughout the United States and abroad.
Our mission is to create a multi-national organization,
which provides the following services to member educational
Create an organization of fellowship and cooperation
amongst various schools of religious learning, fostering
mutual respect, honor and recognition.
2. Design and implement guidelines by which member
institutions operate and provide education in academic
and religious circles.
3. Promote standards of excellence for member institutions,
while affording members a level of autonomy in methods
of teaching and design of programs of curriculum.
4. Certify and register in a national database, those
members which maintain the standards of NAPTI and
are in compliance with the Holy Scriptures.
as a Certification and Endorsement Agency enforces rules
and regulations by which all members abide by. This certification
is provided to institutions which promote the study of the
Holy Scriptures, as well as provide academic, intellectual
and practical training.
is a non-denominational/inter-denominational body, which
endorses the standards of the Christian faith without promoting
and/or endorsing any particular denomination, sect or group
of people. Membership in NAPTI is based on a willingness
to be guided in organizational and programmatic activities.
Therefore, membership in NAPTI is open to any group of Christians,
which operate an educational institute, despite race, age,
sex, creed, color, national origin, physical handicap or