Nursing – Bachelor of Science (BSN)

USC Upstate Has Earned a Solid Reputation as an Innovator in Nursing Education

Ilse Isidro-Antonio

"They say it's never too late to go back to school. I did it and I'm so excited! I am ready to start my career as a BSN nurse."

-Angela Gist | Class of 2022

The program of study is designed to provide students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills needed for effective professional nursing practice in a wide variety of settings and to provide a broad educational foundation that serves as a basis for graduate study in nursing.

Program Highlights

The Mary Black College of Nursing, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is one of the Southeast's highly regarded nursing institutions offering a four-year degree. 

Course Catalog

Mary Black College of Nursing


Program Requirements
Mary Black College of Nursing

Transfer Students

Every year, college students from across the country discover their new path at USC Upstate. Transfer students bring unique perspectives, help shape our vibrant culture, and are guided personally through the entire transfer process.

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Transfer Student
Transfer Student : Shaekwon Heard

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The median annual salary for Registered Nurse National Median Salary is $77,600.

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Projected job growth = 9% with national projected job openings of 194,500 positions annually between 2020-2030.

Prerequisites: Four-year Track

General education course requirements prior to acceptance into the Professional Nursing Program.

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Pathways to a BSN Degree

Diverse pathways for students seeking to obtain the BSN degree at USC Upstate.

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Contact Information

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Director of Nursing Student Services
Craig Sudduth, M.Ed.
Phone: 864-503-5508

For questions about the program, please email

For questions about your application status, please email

Mailing Address

Mary Black College of Nursing 
Health Education Complex
250 North Campus Boulevard
Spartanburg, SC 29303