State Authorization & SARA Membership

Brite Divinity School is an institutional participant in The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)  a voluntary agreement among the 49 SARA member states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico to permit certain types of educational activities without requiring requiring institutions to seek state-by-state authorization. SARA establishes comparable national standards for interstate offerings of post-secondary distance-education courses and programs. To learn more about State Authorization and SARA, please visit

Brite Divinity School does not offer any degree programs that require professional licensing. Brite Divinity School will update webpage with a disclosure statement if and when it offers such a program.