ACTS programmes are accredited by ACTEA (Association for Christian Theological Education in Africa), the most respected acceditating body for theological education in Africa.  ACTEA accreditation is recognized by the Association for Theological Schools (ATS) in USA and the Association for Theological Education in South East Asia (ATESEA).

ACTS is also a member of the International Leadership University.  The International Leadership University (ILU) is a network of accredited universities and colleges in Africa that have the common purpose of educating and producing emerging national leaders of integrity and vision. The ILU network also includes Africa Leadership and Management Academy (ALMA in Ghana and Zimbabwe), International Leadership University Kenya, Institute Facultaire De Theologie Appliquee (IFTA, Congo), and International Leadership University Burundi.