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The School for Officer Training is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents as a degree-granting institution and is authorized to confer the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. The Commissioner and Regents of the New York State Board of Regents can be contacted as the accrediting agency at:

Office of College and University Evaluation
Attention: Accreditation
State Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, 5 North Mezzanine
Albany, NY 12234

Ph: (518) 474-1551
Fax: (518) 486-2779

School Certification

School certification includes licensing by the New York State Board of Regents as a specialized institution of higher education under Section 52.22 of the State Education Law.

The School is qualified to train veterans and other eligible persons under the provision of Public Law #92-540 of the G.I. Bill of Rights.

The Salvation Army School for Officer Training, Eastern Territory USA, is an affiliate institution of the Association for Biblical Higher Education.  As such, it participates in and contributes to collegial and professional development activities of the association.  Affiliate status does not, however, constitute, imply or presume ABHE accredited status at present or in the future. The School is also a member of the Association of Business Administrators for Christian Colleges (ABACC).