Founded in 1967, Amridge University is an independent, coeducational institution dedicated to the spirit of its ideals and Christian heritage. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Amridge University grants associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees, all available via a distance learning format. Undergraduate degrees are awarded in Biblical studies, business administration, human development, human resource management, liberal studies, management communication, and criminal justice. Graduate degrees are awarded in counseling/family therapy, organizational leadership, and religious studies. Doctoral degrees include Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.