Limestone College Online Program Associate's Degree Recognized Nationally

Charles Wyatt
Limestone College Online Program Associate's Degree Recognized Nationally
Limestone College Online Program Associate's Degree Recognized Nationally

A nationally-known website has placed Limestone College on its 2019 list of the “30 Fastest Online Associate Degrees In Business Management.”

Limestone was the only institution from South Carolina to make the list recently published by The website determined its Top 30 ranking by gathering information provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The top features used to determine the list included the quality of academic instruction, accreditation, and ease of access to course materials through the online learning platform.

“A fast and flexible online Associate Degree in Business Management program will help you earn that degree without disrupting your work and personal commitments,” the website noted. “Several schools across the country offer accelerated associate programs in Business Management that equip students with the knowledge and the skills to excel in the discipline and thrive in evolving business culture.”

The website explained that “Limestone College offers students online degree programs, including an Associate Degree in Business. These classes are designed in an eight-week terms format with six terms per year. Students generally take two courses per term earning up to 36 credits per year. The cources are 100 percent online, which makes it easier for students who are not able to avail the on-campus programs in their area. These courses are readily available online with the same type of quality education as their traditional campus experience, which makes a student’s life easier in pursuing an education with a busy lifestyle.”

Last fall, it was announced that Limestone was again named among the best in South Carolina for an online education. placed Limestone on its Top 15 list of Best Online Colleges in the state for 2018. The website noted that in addition to offering evening classes in six different convenient locations throughout the state, the College offers degree plans online in various disciplines at varying levels. Associate degrees can be earned in business administration, computer science programming, and web development, while those interested in a Bachelor’s degree can choose over 10 different areas of study.

Limestone is a consistent leader in delivering quality online degree programs and was ranked earlier this academic year as one of the 20 Best Online Associate of Business Administration Degree Programs, the 100 Best Online Colleges in the nation, and the 10 Best Online Bachelor’s in Computer Programming Programs.

Online colleges in South Carolina are monitored by the state’s Commission on Higher Education (CHE), which mandates a comprehensive set of standards and principles for distance education. This regulatory board encourages equitable access to online education and cooperation among the state’s many colleges and universities. The CHE also prioritizes quality instruction and insists that online education programs be held to the same rigorous academic standards as their on-campus counterparts.