Limestone University's Online Program

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Limestone offers multiple degrees that are 100% online providing students with the opportunity to earn their degree while juggling the demands of life.

Why is a Limestone Online Degree Right for You?

  • Rolling Admissions with 6 start times each year to accommodate even the busiest schedule.
  • 7.5-week courses allowing a student to earn 36 credit hours in 1 academic year.
  • Freshmen that enter the online program are able to earn their bachelor’s degree in under 4 years.
  • Competitive tuition costs to ensure college is affordable and accessible for every student.
  • Transfer Friendly – We have partnerships with Technical and Community Colleges throughout South Carolina and North Carolina to offer a smooth transition for transfer students.
  • Complete an Online Application for Admission.
    limestone.edu/apply
  • Submit Official Transcript – Please have your official transcripts sent directly from the high school or colleges you have attended to:

    Limestone University
    Online Program Admissions
    1115 College Drive
    Gaffney, SC 29340

    To expedite admissions submit transcripts electronically through Parchment or National Clearing House. Out-of-state applicants with 12 or more post high school college credits are not required to submit high school transcripts. If the applicant has graduated from a South Carolina high school or is a South Carolina resident, an official high school transcript or GED transcript must be submitted to the Online Admissions Office.

    To request a military transcript for any branch other than Air Force, CLICK HERE. To request an Air Force military transcript, CLICK HERE.
  • Submit your scores from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) to Extended Campus Admissions Office, unless you are 21 years of age or older or in military service.

 

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Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration is ideal for transfer students who want to expand their knowledge in business from an ACBSP accredited program. Students can choose from Limestone's 6 Business Concentration areas of Accounting, Finance, General Business, Legal, Management or Marketing.

Sport Management students
Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Professional Studies is designed for the transfer student who is looking to take courses in an academic area of interest to complement the content area from their AAS degree program. Students can select from a variety of programs such as business, computer science, criminal justice, educational studies, health care administration, sport management, and more!

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelors in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration will prepare students with an understanding of accounting theory and its application in a variety of options, including career opportunities in financial and banking institutions, government regulatory agencies, insurance companies, non-profit organizations and more.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The famous economist Alfred Marshall describes economics as “the study of man in the ordinary business of life.” Thus, economics provides a broad foundation of knowledge concerning how economies and societies transform scarce resources into goods and services and how markets function at the local, national and international levels.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Warren Buffett, one of the most successful investors in the world, commented after the financial crisis of 2009, “It’s been an ideal period for investors: A climate of fear is their best friend.

Business Administration students
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor's in Business Administration, with concentrations in accounting, finance, economics, management, and marketing, offers graduates a background that is broadly applicable in today's job market. Further, Business Law and Ethics courses get students thinking about important topical and historical issues in the world of business.

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Associate of Arts

Students seeking to further their knowledge of business may seek a Business Administration (General) Associate of Arts degree. Students complete Finance and Economics courses, amongst other courses to complete their associate's degree in business.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management opens up opportunities for business students to widen career choices as well as develop necessary competencies in getting work done effectively through human resources – the employees.

Limestone's Online Criminal Justice Program Receives High National Rankings
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Law concentration is designed for Business students who have an interest in law school or a law-related career.  Courses will introduce students to a variety of practice areas.  This concentration will provide a sound foundation for further legal education and subsequent careers and will help students to develop the important analytical skills and personal values necessary for a law-related career.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

By providing a fundamental understanding of the management competencies needed to thrive in today’s business world, the Bachelor's in Business Administration Management curriculum prepares students to enter the business world, and to ready them for career advancement through executive development programs and/or graduate studies in professional fields such as Business Administration, Law, and P

Marketing Meeting in Office
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor's in Business Administration with a Marketing concentration curriculum provides the student with an understanding of the scope and nature of marketing; the marketing function within a business organization; environmental factors influencing marketing opportunities; the managerial tools necessary to plan and control the marketing process; and more.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Computer, information, and physical security are becoming more important at an exponential rate since the tragedies of September 11, 2001. Because of these events and new threats, the necessity for cyber security has moved to the forefront.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Professionals who work in today's technology arena need the skills to successfully manage information resources.  Whether the customers of an organization are internal or external, their needs must be met and, in most cases, the bulk of the responsibility lies on the shoulders of information technologists.  Students preparing for the "real world" need to know what is expected of them and how th

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Associate of Science

In this Associate of Science program, students take core courses in Microcomputer Applications, Basic Concepts of the Internet and World Wide Web, Operating Systems and Network Fundamentals, various Programming courses, amongst others.

Computer programming
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Computer programmers are key components of the technology industry in their role of designing and maintaining information systems as well as writing code for a variety of businesses and organizations.

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Associate of Science

The Computer Science and Information Technology Department at Limestone offers a concentration in Programming for those students interested in a programming career. The department provides the students with current programming tools that help them develop the skills necessary to succeed in graduate school as well as in their future professions.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Limestone Health Care Administration program prepares those pursuing a career in administrative positions in the health care industry. This program is ideal for students interested in management and administration, as well as contributing to the well-being of others.

Human Resources Management - Business partners selecting right candidate for their new project
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

In the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program, students learn to manage the development of employees in organizations and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Students study personnel and organizational policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, gender roles, civil rights, and human resources laws and regulations.

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Associate of Arts

Many new professional opportunities require college preparation of a broad and extensive scope. A chance to design an academic program appropriate to a student’s special career or professional goal provided in the Liberal Studies program. Students learn from various courses of study, including mathematics, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Many new professional opportunities require college preparation of a broad and extensive scope. The Liberal Studies program offers students a chance to design an academic program appropriate to a student’s special career or professional goal. In this Bachelor of Arts degree, students learn from various courses of study with a focus on social sciences, arts, and humanities.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Many new professional opportunities require college preparation of a broad and extensive scope. A chance to design an academic program appropriate to a student’s special career or professional goal is provided in the Liberal Studies program.

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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Health Care Administration concentration of the Master of Business Administration program offers the opportunity to expand skills in Accounting, Financial Management, Management, Leadership, Organizational Development, and Quality Management. Students will continue the development of their decision-making, leadership, motivation, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.

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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Management and Leadership concentration of the Master of Business Administration program offers the opportunity to expand skills in Accounting, Financial Management, Management, Leadership, Organizational Development, and Quality Management. Students will continue the development of their decision-making, leadership, motivation, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.

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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The MBA - Sport Business degree program combines a superior, rigorous graduate business curriculum with a concentration on the business of sport.  This program is tailored to those who have the drive, passion, and hunger needed to succeed in the competitive world of sports.

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Master of Education (M.Ed.)
The program will provide teachers the opportunity to expand their leadership opportunities and add to their existing credentials. The mission of the Limestone Teacher Leadership M.Ed. is to improve the lives of those we serve by positively impacting the learning outcomes of P-12 students, providing high-quality professional development for educators, and contributing to our profession in our local community, state, region, country, and abroad. The M.Ed. program supports this mission by offering a curriculum that encourages action research and experiential learning.

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Master of Science (M.S.)

The mission of the Master of Science in Health Informatics Program is to provide students with a graduate education that will further their careers as leaders and innovators in health informatics.  The program supports its mission by offering a multidisciplinary curriculum that encourages both research-based and experiential learning. 

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Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is an attractive, advanced health professional degree that serves to meet the needs of society with a current, evidence-based, and experiential nursing science curriculum with a focus on administration.

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Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
The MSW provides the opportunity to serve others beyond the BSW level. All social workers are passionate with regard to social justice. With the MSW degree, social workers can carry that passion to the classroom through teaching, as well as, positions in school social work, the mental health community, and positions with the criminal justice field.

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

The nursing program provides the RN-BSN completion curriculum online to Registered Nurses (RNs) who wish to earn the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. The curriculum builds on previously acquired knowledge and skills by adding coursework in social sciences, nursing research, leadership, communication, professionalism, information management, genetics, populat

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

This broad major intends to orient you to psychology as a whole. Students will learn about the science of mind and behavior, individual and group behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. This major relies heavily on exploring various theories while looking at new research and techniques.

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Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)

Social workers help people cope with everyday problems. They may provide services such as advocacy, crisis response, and connecting clients with resources. Social Workers address societal ills by understanding and addressing problems in functioning that can occur with people, systems, as well as with the interactions between systems and people.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Mission Statement

The Sport Business degree combines the institution of sport to the realm of business and prepares students to plan, manage and sustain effective sport business experiences in private, public and commercial settings.

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What are the requirements to enter an Associate or Bachelor’s degree program at Limestone?

To begin a degree program at Limestone University, you must:
• Have earned an acceptable high school diploma OR GED® equivalent
• Complete the online Application for Admission
• Provide official transcripts from your high school and all colleges or universities you have attended
• Submit your scores from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) to Online Admissions Office, unless you are 21 years of age or older or in military service.

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I’ve never taken a class online. What is it like?

Courses in the Online Program have the same content as the traditional classroom courses. The only difference is that the course material is delivered within a virtual learning environment called Canvas. All of the information for the course – lectures, assignments, discussions, exams and more - is housed in the online learning system. Once you have enrolled in an online class, you will receive Canvas training and your log-in information.

In online courses, there are no specific times that the student must be online, but normally the professor will have specific “office hours” available for discussion with students.

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How many classes will I need to take at a time?

Our program is designed for students to focus on one to two courses every 7.5 weeks.

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How much does it cost to attend Limestone’s Online program?

The Online program has a special tuition rate which makes college costs reasonable and affordable. We are dedicated to helping students and their families make attendance at Limestone University a reality, regardless of their financial situation. Once a student is accepted to Limestone, we begin working to build a financial aid package customized to each student's needs. With little or no upfront expense for many students, your college education is more affordable than you think. CLICK HERE for tuition and financial aid information.

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What if I’ve already taken courses at another college, can I transfer that credit?

Yes, in general, students can transfer up to 76 semester hours from regionally accredited two-year colleges and up to 90 hours from regionally accredited four-year colleges to pursue a Bachelor’s degree.

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My company offers tuition reimbursement; can I use those funds to pay for my degree at Limestone?

Yes, if your employer offers reimbursement for college classes, then you can use these funds to finance your degree. Under Limestone University’s policy for company reimbursement, tuition may be paid after employer reimbursement is received. To enroll in a class, a student must provide a letter from his/her employer indicating company reimbursement.

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How do I apply for admission to Limestone’s Online program?

We offer an online application process with no fee required. CLICK HERE to get started today!

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How long will it take to get my degree with the Online program?

The time it takes to complete your degree depends on several factors. Once you have been accepted to Limestone, your Advisor can help you map out a plan with a timeline to finish your degree.

  1. If you have previously attended another college, you may transfer up to 76 semester hours from regionally accredited two-year colleges and up to 90 hours from regionally accredited four-year colleges to pursue a Bachelor’s degree.
  2. In addition, students may earn credit by taking nationally developed examinations or by Limestone University developed tests. Limestone University accepts credit based on the Advanced Placement Exams (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES) Subject Standardized Test (DSST).
  3. You must obtain a passing score on these tests as recommended by the American Council on Education (ACE). A maximum of twenty-five percent (25%) of all degree requirements may be earned by credit through examination. A Bachelor’s degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and an Associate’s Degree requires a minimum of 62 credit hours.
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Will I need to be online at designated times?

No, Limestone University’s Online program is designed for working adults who need flexibility in their schedule. There is no need to log-on to the internet at any specific time, as long as you log-in each week to receive and complete your assignments. The courses are flexible allowing you to complete the coursework at your convenience during the 7.5-week term.

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Where can I find a Course Schedule?