About the Mary Black College of Nursing
The Mary Black College of Nursing is one of the Southeast’s leading schools of nursing in a metropolitan university. Students, graduates and faculty will be recognized at local, state, national, and international levels as having a positive effect on the health of diverse individuals, families, and communities of Upstate South Carolina through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service.
The University of South Carolina Upstate’s nursing program is approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at USC Upstate, Mary Black College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).
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The Mary Black College of Nursing provides innovative and high-quality nursing education to Upstate South Carolina and beyond. We strive for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship, embrace diversity and inclusion, and establish meaningful partnerships needed to graduate nursing students of choice who are prepared to serve as leaders and change agents in promoting health within the community.
The Mary Black College of Nursing will:
- Support Student Success
- Design High-Quality Academic Programs
- Support the development, recruitment, and retention of diverse qualified faculty
- Cultivate an inclusive environment of equity and civility
- Expand visibility and partnerships
An Innovative Learning Environment
The Simulation Center for Teaching Excellence helps students in nursing programs at USC Upstate meet the goals and objectives toward earning the Bachelor of Science degree. Through the use of state-of-the-art technology, the Simulation Center creates an innovative learning environment that enriches the nursing and patient care training experience for students, faculty, and practicing nurses in the community.