Affiliation and Accreditation

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The STEP Forward Life Institute™ is an affiliate Searcherdemic Education Institution of United Graduate College and Seminary International (UGCSI). As such, its Certification Programs have been scrutinized, approved, authorized, endorsed, supported and accredited by UGCSI.

United Graduate College and Seminary International is a private Christian International online education Institution and ministry that was founded in 1982.  It's work has been focused primarily on students in developing countries on the African continent.


UGCSI offers various non-traditional Biblical ministry certificates and degrees including, but not limited to, Pastoral Ministry, Ambassadorship Diplomacy, Christian Leadership, Biblical Counseling and Innovative Leadership. It is a fully accredited member of the Accrediting Association of Bible Schools and Theological Institutions, Inc., an Illinois, USA Corporation;




The Worldwide Accreditation Commission of Christian Educational Institutions (WWAC), an independent international Christian education organization. WWAC was established as a “Multi-National Association of Christian Education Institutions” and is fully endorsed by the Full Gospel of Christ Fellowship, Inc.


The WWAC accredits over 200 schools globally.

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