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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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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 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 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. 

Limestone’s Online Graduate Studies

Whether you are seeking a promotion, want a higher salary or simply desire to personally excel in your education, Limestone University offers online graduate programs designed for you. Limestone’s innovative online graduate programs allow students the ability to work at their own pace, focusing on classes every eight weeks.

Limestone’s Master of Business Administration program requires a total of 36 hours (12 classes) and is completed

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Limestone currently offers two MBA concentrations, one in Management & Leadership and the other in Health Care Administration.


Military-friendly University

Limestone University offers a tuition discount of $100 per credit hour for Active Duty, Reserves and National Guard military service personnel and works to make programs flexible and affordable. Limestone University has been chosen as a Military-Friendly School and is a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOCAD, SOCGuard, and SOCCoast). Chosen as a Top-25 Best College for Veterans (South) this year from US News and World Report, Limestone understands the demanding and transient nature of a career in the military. We appreciate your service and are here to assist in any way possible. 

Learn more about Military Benefits


Corporate Partnerships for Online Program Students

Limestone University holds a number of partnerships with companies providing corporate grants to students. If a student’s company participates in the program, he or she is eligible to receive the grant each semester. With the corporate grant, students can still receive financial aid and any state or federal student loans. Here are a few of our partner corporations:

Learn more about Corporate Grant Partnerships

 

 

Graduate Program Costs for 2020-2021

Tuition

Classroom Sessions
  • $1950 per course (3 semester hours)
Graduation Fee
  • $150 - covers the application for graduation, cost of your diploma, official transcript, cap, gown and hood (which students keep).

Active Military Discounted Tuition

Classroom Sessions
  • $1650 per course (3 semester hours)
  • $5 - Covers the costs of verifying a student’s identity.

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Graduate Career Resources

The following companies have signed a Partnership Agreement to participate in the Corporate Grant program:

For a full list click here.

Corporate Grant Partners

  • Cherokee County Schools
  • Nestlé
  • Michelin NA
  • Novant Health
  • Omnisource
  • The Timken Company
  • Piedmont Petroleum Corp
  • Carolina Wellness And Recovery Of Powdersville
  • QS 1
  • RX Medic
  • Family Physicians of Spartanburg
  • Dennys
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Broad River Electric
  • Charleston Marine Containers
  • Assurant, Inc.
  • Mossburg Sign Products, Inc
  • Wheeler Material Handling
  • Palmetto Project
  • Roper Staffing
  • Dorchester School District Two
  • Three J Property Maintenance
  • Papa Johns Pizza
  • South Carolina Federal Credit Union
  • Dish Network
  • Brown Packing Co.
  • Bridgestone
  • Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
  • Propel HR
  • Blue Acorn
  • McLeod Health
  • Bon Secours St Francis Health System
  • Mariott Greenville
  • Koyo Bearings
  • Robert Allen Group
  • Charleston County Aviation Authority
  • Origin SC
  • Charleston County
  • Alfmeier Friedrichs & Rath
  • Spinx
  • CLK MultiFamily Management Sedgefield Apartments
  • Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
  • JM Smith
  • Jasper County
  • Berkeley Chamber of Commerce
  • VTL Precision
  • Infrastructure Consulting & Enginering
  • The Charles Lea Center
  • Innova Web Design Group
  • Ply Gem Windows
  • Smith Drug Company
  • Blackbaud
  • Dorchester County
  • North American Rescue
  • Integral Solutions
  • RedSail Technologies
  • Georgetown County Water and Sewer District
  • Charleston County Park & Recreation
  • Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc
  • Berkeley County Government
  • Florence One Schools
  • Cleveland Park Animal Hospital
  • Productivity Solutions & Training
  • SEW-Eurodrive, Inc.
  • Core Molding Technologies
  • Palmetto Goodwill
  • Plastic Omnium
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Southern Weaving
  • HopeHealth
  • Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Graduate Program Costs for 2020-2021

Tuition

Classroom Sessions
  • $1950 per course (3 semester hours)
Graduation Fee
  • $150 - covers the application for graduation, cost of your diploma, official transcript, cap, gown and hood (which students keep).

Active Military Discounted Tuition

Classroom Sessions
  • $1650 per course (3 semester hours)
  • $5 - Covers the costs of verifying a student’s identity.
Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Business Accreditation

Limestone University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration programs were accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in 2017.  ACBSP (https://acbsp.site-ym.com) is a specialized global business accreditation body following the Baldrige model focused on teaching excellence and continuous improvement.  ACBSP evaluates business programs in areas of leadership, strategic planning, stakeholder relationships, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and quality improvement.

Visit limestone.edu/business for more info

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4 Plus 1 MBA Program

Are you looking to fast track the road from high school to MBA graduate?

Learn more at:

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Do you have an Associate's degree and want to earn an MBA in 3 years?

Learn more at:

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Accelerated Program

Are you a current Limestone student and want to accelerate on your path to an MBA?

Learn more at:

limestone.edu/acceleratedMBA

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How long will it take to complete Limestone’s online MBA program?

The current online MBA program is designed to take just 1 year and 10 months to complete.

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Is Limestone’s online MBA program accredited?

Yes! Limestone University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s 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. In addition to SACS accreditation, the MBA program is also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP (https://acbsp.site-ym.com) is a specialized global business accreditation body following the Baldrige model focused on teaching excellence and continuous improvement. ACBSP evaluates business programs in areas of leadership, strategic planning, stakeholder relationships, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and quality improvement.

Any other inquiries that do not pertain to accreditation, such as admission requirements, financial aid, and educational programs should be addressed directly to Limestone University by email at mba@limestone.edu or by phone, (864) 488-4370. It is important when selecting any MBA program that you make sure the program is accredited by a regional accrediting body.

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Why should I choose Limestone University?

The Limestone online MBA program is designed for working professionals. Flexible online classes give students the ability to learn day or night based around their personal preferences and schedules. Our innovative curriculum creates opportunities to interact with peers and faculty both online, in group work and through three residency weekends held at our main campus in Gaffney, South Carolina. We are dedicated to providing outstanding instruction for each class. Our full-time MBA faculty is accessible whenever you need them to address questions and assist with problem-solving. While many online colleges and universities teach courses with part-time adjuncts, Limestone is committed to using full-time faculty with doctoral degrees whether you are taking an online class or attending one of the residencies Limestone College’s online MBA program combines the flexibility of an online MBA with the foundational learning opportunities, full-time faculty and long-standing heritage you expect from a traditional MBA program. For more information, email mba@limestone.edu or call (864) 488-4370.

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What if I’ve already taken some graduate courses, can I transfer that credit?

Yes, in general, students can transfer up to six (6) credit hours for courses completed with a grade of B or higher from another accredited graduate program. All transfer credits must be approved by Limestone University.

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

We offer an online application process. CLICK HERE to get started today!

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

The online MBA program is designed for students to focus on one course every eight weeks. In the event that you may not be able to take a course, the program is flexible to accommodate your needs and adjust accordingly.

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Do I need to take the GMAT / GRE test to be accepted?

Most students do take the GMAT or GRE for admission; however, Limestone University does offer three distinct levels of acceptance – one of which does not require a score from either of these tests. For more information on Admission Requirements to our online MBA program, please CLICK HERE.

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Will I need to be online at designated times?

No, Limestone University's online MBA program is designed for working professionals who need flexibility in their schedule. There is no need to log-on to the internet at any specific time. The courses are flexible allowing you to complete the coursework at your convenience.

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What if I don’t have an undergraduate business degree, can I still be accepted into the online MBA program at Limestone University?

Yes, you do not have to have a business degree to apply or be accepted into the program. Based on your undergraduate coursework, Limestone University may require you to take a selection of business-related undergraduate courses to give you a solid background in business prior to starting your graduate coursework. These courses will be identified to you as part of the admissions process. For more information on Admission Requirements to our online MBA program, please CLICK HERE.

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Is a computer required for Limestone’s MBA program?

Yes. Most of the courses will be given in an online environment, accessible via the Internet. Students will also need access to a word processing program, preferably Microsoft Word. Some courses may be given via podcast, which allows you to download lectures and watch them using your PC or video iPod when you are not connected to the Internet.