800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
USC Upstate currently offers graduate courses for those seeking:
Students can choose to be Degree-Seeking or Non-Degree Seeking (please note the application process is different):
Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education Visual Impairment
-USC Upstate Degree-Seeking Application-South Carolina Resident Certification Form-Official transcripts from all colleges previously attended-Copy of current South Carolina Teaching Certificate-Test Scores (GRE or MAT)-Three Letters of Recommendation-One to two-page Personal Statement-Citizenship Status Verification Form with required proof
For Recertification/Professional Development and ESOL
-Non-Degree Seeking Application, including Residency Certification- Copy of current South Carolina Teaching Certificate-Citizenship Status Verification Form with required proof
Graduate Tuition and Fees
Early Childhood Education
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Visual Impairment Education
Tina Herzberg, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Programs
School of Education
Ron Fulbright, Ph.D.
Department of Informatics
Mary Alice Hodge, Ph.D., CNL-C, RN
Director, Graduate Program
Mary Black School of Nursing
Office of Admissions
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
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?