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The Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate, fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing, is one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded nursing institutions offering a four-year degree, as well as the largest BSN program that includes prelicensure and the RN-BSN nursing program in South Carolina. The Mary Black School of Nursing also offers a Master of Science in Nursing which began in the fall of 2014.
USC Upstate offers programs such as on-site instruction, distance learning and inter-institutional articulation to accommodate students who are diverse in background, age, race, ethnicity, educational experiences and needs. The programs rest upon a foundation of partnerships with the community, including health care organizations and health care providers in Upstate South Carolina.
Faculty members of the Mary Black School of Nursing are committed to excellence in teaching, advising and in providing experiential learning opportunities that empower students to become competent professionals who give high quality nursing care to diverse populations. Our graduates practice in 36 states and three continents.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Graduate Degree ProgramMaster of Science in NursingFor An Unofficial Transcript Review:
Email Terri Whitaker for the traditional four-year program or Chasity Ramos for the RN-BSN program (RN Completion). Include the following in your email:
Contact UsKatharine Gibb, Ed.D., MSN, RNDean, Mary Black School of Nursing
Kathleen Fitzsimmons, Ph.D., M.Ed., RNAssociate Dean, Spartanburg CampusAngie Davis, Ph.D., MN, RN Associate Dean for Greenville Campus
Terri Whitaker, M.Ed. Director of Nursing Student ServicesAdvisor for four year, BSN track
Lynette M. Gibson, Ph.D., RN
Director of Research in Nursing
ApplicationBSN (Four-Year Track) ApplicationFall 2015 applications accepted Oct. 1 - Dec. 1 only
Re-Admission Application: Four-Year Track OnlyApplication Deadlines:May 1 for spring semesterDec 1 for fall semesterAdmission Requirements
RN-BSN Application/Reapplication Application Deadline:March 1 for fall semester
Additional InformationNursing Student HandbookPrerequisites for Four-Year TrackPrerequisites for RN-BSN TrackBSN Policies and CurriculaFAQ: Four-Year TrackFAQ: RN-BSN
Contact UsUSC UpstateMary Black School of Nursing800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 29303Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of South Carolina Upstate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of USC Upstate. Comments or Complaints?