USC Upstate has five masters degree programs

Graduate Students

realize the benefits of a graduate degree

Earning your graduate degree at USC Upstate opens a world of career possibilities.

Graduate Programs in College of Education, Human Performance, and Health

USC Upstate offers Master of Education in Applied Learning and Instruction and Visual Impairment. In additon a Master of Arts in Teaching in Visual Impairment. There are also opportunities for non-degree seeking students and those seeking certification. Our master’s programs are designed to meet the needs of working teachers, and can often be completed in two years.

USC Upstate also offers a  Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science degree. Majors in the M.S. in Exercise and Sport Science program choose one concentration from three choices (Cardiac Rehabilitation, Exercise Physiology, and Psychosocial Kinesiology).  This degree embeds hands-on training with state-of-the-art equipment that prepares students for the American College of Sports Medicine Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist examination, collaborative research, and much more. Students can earn the M.S. in Exercise Science and Sport Science degree in approximately 2 years (33 hours) with 2-3 courses a semester.

Graduate Program in Business

Our Master of Science in Business Analytics program will expose you to new and emerging insights focused on the data needs of modern organizations,.  Our faculty has years of real-world experience. This program can be completed in one year.

Graduate Program in Nursing

The Master of Science in Nursing program has concentrations in Nursing Education, Nursing Leadership and Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL).

The Doctoral Degree in Nursing Practice program (DNP program) prepares advanced practice nurses in Public and Community Health Nursing. The DNP program focuses on developing nurse leaders in practice who are innovative and use nursing practices that are based on evidence to reflect the application of credible research findings

Graduate Program in Informatics

The Master of Science in Informatics prepares students to obtain, manage, and make use of information for modern industry. Students gain experience that combines the fields of business and communication to produce well-rounded graduates.

Graduate Certificate in Informatics

USC Upstate’s offers Post-Baccalaureate Certificates in Informatics as a way for working professionals to enter graduate coursework without the commitment required for a full Master of Science program. The program includes two levels of certificate: Intermediate and Advanced.

Graduate Certificate in Child Advocacy Studies

In addition to our master degree programs, we also offer a graduate certificate in child advocacy studies through the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.