Licenses / Credentials

The Commission for Independent Education


Tau Divinity University (TDU) is authorized by the State of Florida, Commission For Independent Education (Department of Education) Section 1005.06(1)(f) (Religious Institutions): 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019

The Commission for Independent Education, an agency of the Florida Department of Education, has statutory responsibilities in matters related to non-public, post-secondary educational institutions. Under this Commission, religious institutions that meet the requirements found in Section 1005.06 (1) (f), Florida Statutes and Rule 6E-5.001, Florida Administrative Code are not under the jurisdiction or purview of the Commission for Independent Education and are not required to obtain licensure. As a religious institution, Tau Divinity University is one of the nonpublic, postsecondary, educational institutions that are exempt from state licensure.

Our annual verification is conducted by the Commission For Independent Education, Department of Education of the State of Florida. Click here. 

Annual CFIE 2019 verification

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Our students residing in the countries subscribed to the Hague Convention (see list of subscribed countries click here), will receive their diploma and notes Apostilled by the relevant authorities of the Secretary of State of the USA, for the appropriate legal effects. This treaty of Apostille of the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961, is a treatise on Private International Law for the certification of documents. This treaty specifies that every official document in a country automatically becomes official in the other country if it is Apostilled with the form, stamps and signatures of the authorities of the original country. 

Students from countries not affiliated with the Hague Convention, must apply to the University for the procedure of consular authentication or Authentication by the Secretary of State, as appropriate.


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The acceptance of the transfer of credit from TDU to another university or institution is at the discretion of the transfer school or employer.

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