Frequently Asked Questions


 Is Limestone's graduate program accredited?

Yes!  Limestone College 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 College. Normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, and educational programs should be addressed directly to Limestone College.  When selecting any program, you should make sure that the program is accredited by a regional accrediting body.

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 How long will it take to complete the MBA?

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

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  Why should I choose Limestone College?

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 are 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.

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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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  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 College.

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  How do I apply for admission to the graduate program?

You can start the process today!  Just follow the link below to complete an application for admissions.


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  Is a computer required for the 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.

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  When are classes offered and when can I start?

Limestone has cohorts starting throughout the year.  Once your application is approved, you will be given an opportunity to select your start date based on your personal schedule.  Typically, we offer start times in January, May, and August. 

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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 College 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.

If the applicant takes the GRE, the MBA Admissions Commitee will use the GRE Score Conversion Tool ( ) to convert the students' GRE Sscore into a GMAT Equivalency score.

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  Will I need to be online at designated times?

No, Limestone College'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 MBA program at Limestone College?

Yes, you do not have to have a business degree to apply or be accepted into the program. Based on your undergraduate coursework, Limestone College 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 Admissions Requirements to our online MBA program, please CLICK HERE.

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 My company offers reimbursement for continuing education, can I use those funds to pay for my MBA?

Yes, if your employer offers reimbursement for graduate course work, then you can use these funds to finance your MBA.  For more information on company tuition reimbursement, CLICK HERE

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