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The RN-BSN Program is offered to registered nurses who are graduates of an ACEN (formerly NLN) accredited associate degree or diploma program in nursing and leads to the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.
Applications for admission to the RN Completion Track must be submitted by March 1 for the next fall semester. Applications must include the following:
1. Documentation of admission to the University of South Carolina Upstate.(Official transcripts are required for admission to USC Upstate.)
2. A completed application to the Mary Black School of Nursing.
3. A copy of all college transcripts that demonstrate completion of 61 credit hours of the courses below.
SC Technical College Equivalents/RN-BSN
4. A copy of transcript from an ACEN (formerly NLN) accredited associate degree nursing program or an accredited diploma program that demonstrates completion of the equivalent of 35 credit hours of nursing.5. Some general education and supporting courses may be exempted by successful completion of Advanced Placement tests in high school, CLEP tests, DANTES or challenge examinations prepared at USC Upstate (See the USC Upstate catalog). Every effort will be made to give RN students credit for all applicable college courses they have completed in the past.
Contact Us for More InformationRN-BSN Program225 S. Pleasantburg DriveGreenville, SC 29607Phone: 1-888-551-3858 or 864-552-4248 Fax: 864-250-6731
Katharine Gibb, Ed.D., MSN, RN
Dean, Mary Black School of Nursing
Deborah K. Charnley, Ph.D., RN
Associate Dean, Spartanburg Campus
Sonya Blevins, DNP, RN, CMSRN, CNE
Associate Dean, 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
BSN (Four-Year Track) Application InstructionsFall 2016 applications accepted Oct. 1- Dec. 1
Re-Admission Application: Four-Year Track Only
May 1 for spring semester
Dec 1 for fall semester
Application Deadline Spring: November 15
Application Deadline Fall: May 15
Additional InformationNursing Student Handbook
Prerequisites for Four-Year Track
Prerequisites for RN-BSN Track
BSN Policies and Curricula
FAQ: Four-Year Track
Mary Black School of Nursing
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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?