The Academy offers three categories of membership.
- Active membership is open to Roman Catholic Hispanics who possess a doctoral degree in theology, Scripture, ministry, or general religious studies and are knowledgeable and actively engaged in the North American Hispanic religious experience.
- Associate membership is open to Roman Catholic Hispanics who are enrolled in a doctoral program in theology, Scripture, ministry, or general religious studies; or to others with accredited doctorates who are engaged in the U.S. Hispanic religious experience.
- Affiliate membership is open to Roman Catholics who have completed or who are enrolled in an accredited non-doctoral graduate program in theology, Scripture, ministry, or general religious studies.
Applications for admission to the Academy are considered at the annual meeting in June. Membership in ACHTUS includes a subscription to theJournal of Hispanic / Latino Theology.
For questions and information contact Dr. Claudia Herrera, ACHTUS Secretary