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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, baccalaureate and master's degrees.  The College is also accredited by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church.  

The Master of Education in Counseling and 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. 

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration is 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 is scheduled for 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 Associate of Colleges of Nursing. (1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036.

The Lindsey Wilson College School of Professional Counseling Program 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 and 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 24219), 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 and 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.

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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