The academic programs of Limestone University are conducted within the framework of three colleges:
These colleges offer master's, baccalaureate, and/or associate degrees.
Institutional Accreditation (SACSCOC)
Limestone University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033 - 4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Limestone University. Normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, and educational programs should be addressed directly to Limestone University.
Inquiries about the institution such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Limestone University and not to the Commission on Colleges.
National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Limestone University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
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SC State Department of Education Teacher Certification
Limestone also meets the certification standards required by the South Carolina State Department of Education for teacher certification.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
The Teacher Education Program at Limestone University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs at the Gaffney, South Carolina site. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
Council on Social Work Education
Limestone University's Bachelor of Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Master of Social Work program is a candidate for accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education.
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
The Athletic Training Education Program at Limestone University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
- The Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
- Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
- South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU)
- South Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers (SCACE)
- National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
- Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
- South Atlantic Conference
- Conference Carolinas (associate member in Acrobatics and Tumbling)