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Lindsey Wilson College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone number 404-679-4501) to award associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.  The College is also accredited by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church.  

The Master of Education in Counseling & Human Development is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).  

The Bachelor of Arts in Education, the Bachelor of Science in Education, and the Master of Education Teacher as Leader are accredited by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB).

The Education program at Lindsey Wilson College is a candidate for accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) (  Candidacy status means that the Education program has met preconditions for accreditation but is not accredited.  This candidacy covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at Lindsey Wilson's A.P. White Campus in Columbia and online.  However, the candidacy does not include individual education courses that the College offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other programs.

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and the Associate of Arts in Business Management are accredited by the International Assembly of College Business Education (IACBE).

The Lindsey Wilson College Division of Nursing program holds applicant accreditation status through the Council on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  The on-site evaluation by CCNE was completed in April 2013. (1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036.)   Information regarding this status can be found at: http// rptNewApplicants.asp?state=KY&sFullName=Kentucky&sProgramType=1.

The Lindsey Wilson College Division of Nursing program is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing  (1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036).

The Lindsey Wilson College School of Professional Counseling's Bachelor of Arts degree program in Human Services & Counseling and Master of Education degree program in Counseling & Human Development have been granted the following authorization/certification from state authorities:

  • The Ohio Board of Regents has authorized Lindsey Wilson College to offer the programs at Cincinnati Technical & Community College in Cincinnati and at Southern State Community College in Hillsboro.
  • The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) has certified Lindsey Wilson College to operate in Virginia and to offer the programs at Southwest Virginia Community College (P.O Box SVCC, 369 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641), Mountain Empire Community College (344 Mtn. Empire Rd., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219), and Wytheville Community College (1000 East Main St., Wytheville, VA 24382).          
  • The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has authorized Lindsey Wilson College to operate in West Virginia at the Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College: Logan Campus.
  • Lindsey Wilson College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by Lindsey Wilson College, please visit and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.
  • The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has authorized Lindsey Wilson College to operate in Tennessee at Volunteer State Community College, 1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066.



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