DSPT is established by the Master of the Order of Friars Preachers (Dominican Order) as a Center of Studies for the Order.
The School is chartered by the State of California as a degree-granting institution of higher education.
DSPT is accredited through Spring 2018 by the following entities:
- The Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges
985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501, USA
Telephone: (510) 748-9001, Fax: (510) 748-9797
- The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275, USA
Telephone: 412-788-6505, Fax: 412-788-6510
ATS has approved the following degree programs: MDiv, MA (Philosophy), MA (Theology), and MTS