TRANSWORLD ACCREDITING COMMISSION INTERNATIONAL
Ordinary People Inc. School of the Prophets (OPISOP) is accredited by Transworld Accrediting Commission International (TAC).
- Transworld Accrediting Commission International
- 9085 California Avenue
- Riverside, California 92503
- Email Address: [email protected]
- Telephone: 951-901-5586
The United States Department of Education does not recognize TAC. However, Transworld has established high standards of excellence and shared Biblical Doctrine. Transworld accredits and assists Theological Schools, Seminaries, Universities, Colleges, and Programs worldwide.
OPISOP is a member institution with the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Committee (GNPEC). The Institutions Act of 1990 provides that a postsecondary educational institution must apply for and be granted a Certificate of Authorization before beginning operation or advertising in Georgia. Each degree program offered by the institution must be authorized by GNPEC. Following initial authorization, the institution’s Certificate must be renewed annually. Any institution operating or advertising to begin operation without acquiring the necessary Certificate of Authorization is in violation of Georgia law and shall be subject to civil penalties.
The policies of the Board of Governors requires all institutions conferred exemption with respect to religious education to prominently display the exemption statement in all relevant institutional publications. The statement should read:
Religious Exemption Statement- Degree programs of study offered by Ordinary People Inc. School of the Prophets have been declared exempt for the requirements for licensure, under provisions of North Carolina General Statutes Section (G.S.) 116-15(d) for exemption from licensure with respect to religious education. Exemption from licensure is not based upon assessment of program quality under established licensing standards.
Complaint Policy-The State Authorization Unit of the University of North Carolina System Office serves as the official state entity to receive complaints concerning post-secondary institutions that are authorized to operate in North Carolina. If students are unable to resolve complaint through the institution’s grievance procedure, they can review the Student Compliant Policy (PDF) and submit their compliant using the online complaint form at https://studentcomplaints.northcarolina.edu/form.
For more information contact:
North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Complaints
223 S. West Street, Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27603
Telephone number: (919) 962-4550
To file a complaint with the Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice, please visit the State Attorney General’s webpage at: http://www.ncdoj.gov/complaint. North Carolina residents may call (877) 566-7226. Outside of North Carolina, please call (919) 716-6000. En Espanol (919) 716-0058. If you choose to mail a complaint, please use the following address:
Consumer Protection Division
Attorney General’s Office
Mail Service Center 9001
Raleigh, NC 27699-9001