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About Jehovah Jireh Bible Institute HL


Jehovah Jireh Bible Institute HL > A Tradition of Biblical Learning

Jehovah Jireh Bible Institute of Higher Learning is an accredited institution of higher education, offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees in religious studies through a variety of delivery methods, including online and accelerated learning. A privately held, liberal arts Higher Education Institution. It is interdenominational in scope and affiliated with Jehovah Jireh Ministries Church - Alabama (Prostestant Non-Denominational Ministry). It is a highly respected member of four accrediting agencies. Global Evangelical Accrediting Commission (GEAC), American Accrediting Association of Theological Institutions (AAATI) and American Association for Higher Education (AAHE) (Nongovernmental Educational Quality Assurance Agencies).



Founded in 1950

Jehovah Jireh Bible Institute of Higher Learning was originally founded in 1950 by Dr. Blair W. Whittington, the World Wide Baptist Missions, headquartered in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The institution has graduated more than 20,000 students worldwide over the last half century. 

Serving Communities Globally

The main campus is located in Alexander City, Alabama. Classes are also offered online and at remote locations throughout Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana and Texas. 

In addition, JJBIHL offers online programs at 

Understanding Vocations and Christ-Centered Leadership

The core purpose at JJBIHL is the development of the whole person, to grow in confidence as Christ-Centered leaders and understanding the professional, emotional, physical, social, psychological and spiritual traits of humanity. 

What is it like to be a student at JJBIHL? Learn more in 

Statement From CHEA: 

State approval and accreditation are not the same. State approval to operate signifies that institutions have satisfied certain minimum requirements established by a state. Accreditation signifies that an institution has attained a threshold level of academic quality. In most states, approval to operate does not require accreditation. Please use all available resources, including checking with the particular institution and its accrediting organization, to determine if a particular institution meets anticipated needs. For any questions, contact JJBIHL@ (256) 215-4211.

"Jehovah Jireh Bible Institute of Higher Learning holds International Accreditation from ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities) with Premier Status for its commendable Areas of Operation. ASIC Accreditation is a leading, globally recognized quality standard in international education. Institutions undergo an impartial and independent external assessment process to confirm their provision meets rigorous internationally accepted standards, covering the whole spectrum of its administration, governance, and educational offering. Achieving ASIC Accreditation demonstrates to students and stakeholders that an institution is a high-quality education provider that delivers safe and rewarding educational experiences and is committed to continuous improvement throughout its operation."​ About ASIC: One of the largest international accreditation agencies operating in 70+ countries, ASIC is recognised in the UK by UKVI - UK Visas and Immigration (part of the Home Office of the UK Government), is ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Systems) Accredited and is a Full Member of The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation), a member of the International Schools Association (ISA), and an institutional member of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).

Educational Fair Practice Statement: Although an institution is accredited by a governmental, non-governmental agency, U.S. Department of Education or a Secretary of Education. Accreditation or degree earned from any institution does not guarantee transfer of credits, employment, certifications, or career advancement. 

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