Piedmont International University offers distance education in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of Education and the regulations of each state or territory. Additional approvals and exemptions are an ongoing process. Some state authorization processes limit our ability to offer distance courses (online) to residents of those states. Students coming to take classes on campus may come from any state. If you have additional questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 336-725-8344. 

Alabama
Alabama Commission on Higher Education has approved Piedmont International University to offer the following online programs in Alabama:

Undergraduate Graduate 
Certificate in Biblical Studies Master of Arts in Ministry
Associate of Early Childhood Education Master of Education
Associate of Arts in Bible Master of Arts in Leadership
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Bible (Selected Minor) Master of Divinity
Bachelor of Science in Sign Language Interpreting       Doctor of Ministry
  Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership


State authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P-12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate. Applicants who complete an educator preparation program at a non-Alabama institution must apply for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate in through the Alabama Certificate Reciprocity Approach.  Current requirements may be found at www.alsde.edu.

Alaska
Piedmont International University is approved to offer online courses to Alaska residents.

Georgia
Piedmont International University is not currently accepting new online students from the state of Georgia.

Maryland
Piedmont International University is approved to offer online courses to Maryland residents. Based on our current status, Piedmont is permitted to enroll students in these distance programs: 

Undergraduate Graduate
Certificate in Biblical Studies Master of Arts in Ministry
Associates of Arts in Bible  Master of Education
Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education         Master of Arts in Leadership   
Bachelor of Arts in Bible (Selected Minor)   Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries  Master of Divinity
  Doctor of Ministry
  Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership  


Students may register student complaints following the Student Complaint Policy available in the Student Handbook (Undergraduate or Graduate) which is available online at https://www.piedmontu.edu/student-handbooks or in print from the office of the Director of Student Development. In addition, the institution is subject to investigation of complaints by the Office of the Attorney General or the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Complaints should be directed to the following:

Maryland Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
200 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-528- 8662/888/743/0823

Minnesota
Piedmont International University is not currently accepting online students from the state of Minnesota.

Michigan
Piedmont International University is not currently accepting online students from the state of Michigan.

North Carolina
Piedmont International University is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and operates both campus and online programs as an exempt institution.

Degree Programs of study offered by Piedmont International University have been declared exempt from the requirements for licensure with respect to religious education under provisions of North Carolina General Statues (G. S.) 116-15(c). Exemption from licensure is not based upon any assessment of program quality under established licensing standards.

Puerto Rico
Piedmont International University is not currently accepting online students from the territory of Puerto Rico.

 

Our passion is to graduate men and women who are thoroughly equipped to be successful leaders who obey the Great Commandment, fulfill the Great Commission, and live abundant lives for the glory of God.