Limestone University's Graduate Program

Continue Your Education

Limestone’s graduate programs are designed to set students apart and take their career to the next level. Our programs offer the opportunity to learn from faculty members that have years of industry experience. Limestone’s graduate program will meet you where you are in your life by offering an accelerated pathway option for students looking to graduate in one year or a traditional two-year pathway. Continue your education by completing your graduate application today!

Please visit the graduate program’s website that you are interested in to learn more about admission requirements, start dates, course requirements, and program fast facts.

 

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Duration: 12-24 months
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Graduate Assistant Positions

  • GA for the University Library

    SCOPE OF WORK:

    To assist the Limestone University Library with smooth operations of computer systems and ensuring users get maximum benefits from them. Also, operations of computer software (Windows, remote access technology, Office 365, etc.) and assisting students with access and technical troubleshooting issues in person, email and over the phone. The Graduate Assistant will be able to communicate orally with customers and work closely with the library’s assistant director.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Liaison to the Limestone IT Department
    • Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications
    • Monitoring and maintaining computer systems
    • Communicating to faculty, staff, or students, either face to face, phone, or email to resolve issues
    • Troubleshoot system and network issues and diagnosing hardware or software faults
    • Maintaining patron assistant reports for assistant director
    • Setting up new user accounts and profiles and troubleshooting password issues
    • Prioritizing IT open and closed library cases
    • Managing of library computer equipment supplies
    • Other duties as assigned

    HOW THIS EXPERIENCE WILL DEVELOP YOU PROFESSIONALLY:

     

    • Internet Technology employment and placements
    • Enhance analytical skills
    • Software Development
    • Project Management
    • Technology Management
    • Written and Oral Communications

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited College or University is required.
    • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at Limestone University.

    Contact information for inquiries about this GA position:

    Prof. Janet S. Ward, MLIS
    Office: 864-488-8351
    Cell: 864-492-5306
    jward@limestone.edu 

    GA Application
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    This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Limestone University makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
  • GA for Office of Student Activities: Timken Center Manager

    Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours a week. Monday – Friday: 6 PM – 10 PM

    Scope of work:

    To assist the Office of Student Activities by supervising the student staff in the Timken Center along with daily tasks to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for our Limestone Community in the Timken Center. See the Duties & Responsibilities listed below for more detailed information on daily tasks. Assistance is needed in the Timken Center to ensure supervision that the Director of Student Activities cannot do along with their responsibilities as an advisor to the Limestone Activities Board (LAB) and Limestone Esports Team. Along with other duties such as managing Student Involvement organizations and providing revenue to Limestone University through Summer Camps and Conferences. This added help will ensure that our Timken Center operates safely and efficiently.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Create a work schedule for Work Study/Student Workers, based on their availability, each semester.
    • Research the Home games for Limestone University’s Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, Men’s Basketball, and Men’s Wrestling as the Timken Auxiliary Gym and Weight Room are to be closed during these games.
    • Communicate with Timken Staff regarding closures of the Timken Auxiliary Gym and Weight Room two weeks in advance of the closure.
    • Ensure that the Timken Staff are fulfilling their duties and responsibilities.
    • Open and close the Timken Weight Room and Front Desk during hours of operation.
    • Oversee Work Study/Student Worker timesheets by ensuring the accuracy of clock-in/clock-out times listed on their timesheets.
    • Turning in timesheets to the Director of Student Activities based on the Timesheet/Payroll schedule put forth by the Office of Human Resources and Office of Financial Aid.
    • Notifying the Director of Student Activities of any personnel issues regarding staff (continuous tardiness, missing shifts, not performing duties and responsibilities, etc.).
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Contact Information for inquiries about the position:

    Kelly Tillinghast
    Dean of Student Success
    ktillinghast@limestone.edu 
    864.488.4011 (Office)

    GA Application
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    This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Limestone University makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
  • GA for Online and Graduate Programs: Customer Service Rep.

    Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours a week. The schedule will be determined based on the department's needs and the successful candidate's availability. The standard departmental schedule is Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and Friday 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM.

    SCOPE OF WORK:

    As an Online and Graduate Customer Service Representative, you are the first impression for prospective students and foster advisor-student relationships. You connect with prospective online and graduate students to support them in making informed decisions about their college careers in order for students to achieve their educational goals and create meaningful futures at Limestone University. This position reports to the Associate Vice President for Online and Graduate Programs, and it works collaboratively with Enrollment Counselors, the Registrar's Office, the Student Accounts Office, Financial Aid, and other university offices. This position is based on the main campus in Gaffney, SC.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Guide and assist prospective applicants and applicants through the admissions process, including answering questions related to academic program requirements, transfer credits, transcript submission, online and seated learning options, and other application-related tasks; communicate with new and prospective online and/or graduate students via outbound and inbound call contact (3+ hours of talk time per day).
    • As a member of a high-performing team, meet performance goals and respond to all prospective student inquiries via phone, e-mail, text, or other methods for the online and graduate programs.
    • Maintain proper communication and follow-up with all prospective students. Some form of communication is required for each prospective student inquiry daily.
    • Keep accurate and detailed records of student information observing confidentiality and following all university and federal policies.
    • Collaborate with Enrollment Counselors to maintain a friendly, service-oriented relationship with prospective students through effective phone, email, video conference, and face-to-face communication. 
    • Participate in department meetings as requested.
    • Work collaboratively with other staff members and various departments.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited College or University is required.
    • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at Limestone University.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including confident, professional, and customer-friendly interpersonal skills; the ability to function in a team environment; a strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
    • Ability to handle confidential information professionally.
    • Energetic, service-oriented, motivated, and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks with competing priorities and deadlines. Ability to work independently and as a team.

     

    There are two GA Customer Service Representative positions available for the Online and Graduate Programs.

    Contact information for inquiries about this GA position:

    Alex Carroll, Associate Vice President for Online and Graduate Programs
    864-488-4022
    acarroll@limestone.edu

    GA Application
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    This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Limestone University makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
  • Graduate Assistant for the College of Business

    Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours a week that may include evening hours. This Graduate Assistant position is scheduled to start in August 2024. 

    Scope of work:

    To assist the College of Business Dean, Department Chairs, and Faculty with administrative support to help ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the College’s use of social media posts and other communication and outreach to engage prospective students, current students, alumni, and community partners.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assist with the development and implementation of a comprehensive social media plan for systematic and effective posts to promote the College of Business on various platforms.
    • Contact prospective students in the College’s undergraduate business and MBA program to provide information about programs and continue to follow up through all means of communication.
    • Promote undergraduate and graduate business programs at both in-person and virtual recruiting events.
    • Communicate in person, email, on the telephone, social media, and through mailings with potential, current students, and alumni.
    • Make calls during the evening hours as needed to increase contact communication with potential students who work or attend school during the day.
    • Assist with working at events and meetings for the College and Departments, where practical.  
    • Assist Dean and Department Chairs with filing, organizing, and with activities such as student advising preparation, meeting preparation, and scheduling.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Minimum of Bachelor’s degree with acceptance into MBA program at Limestone University. Candidate must have excellent organization skills, be detail-oriented, and possess the ability to multi-task. Proficient use of MS office products social media is required. Applicant must be dependable, demonstrate good work ethic, have a customer-service orientation, work cooperatively in a team environment. The applicant must also have the ability to set priorities, take initiative to work with minimal direction for completion of tasks/projects, and exhibit the ability to maintain high professional standards. Candidate must abide by confidentiality requirements. Occasional evening work may be required.

    Contact Information for inquiries about the GA position:

    Dr. Scott Bellamy, Dean, College of Business          

    864-488-4618

    sbellamy@limestone.edu

    GA Application
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    Limestone University is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

    This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Limestone University makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

2023-2024 Graduate Tuition

Graduate Tuition

MBA, MSHI, MSW - $1,950 per course ($650 per credit hour)
MSN - $1,800 per course ($600 per credit hour)
M.Ed. - $1,350 per course for licensed teachers ($450 per credit hour)

Active Military Discounted Tuition

(-$100 per credit hour)

MBA, MSHI, MSW - $1,650 per course ($550 per credit hour)
MSN - $1,500 per course ($500 per credit hour)
M.Ed. – $1,050 per course ($350 per credit hour)

Fees

Graduation Fee - $150
Student Identity Verification Fee- $5