800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
MissionThe primary mission of the Mary Black School of Nursing is to serve the citizens of Upstate South Carolina by providing education programs in nursing that are of the highest quality. In response to documented needs, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing is offered. Using on-site instruction, distance learning and inter-institutional articulation, programs offered at the Mary Black School of Nursing are designed for students who are diverse in background, age, race, ethnicity, educational experiences, and needs. The programs rest upon a foundation of partnerships with the community, including health care organizations and health care providers in Upstate South Carolina.
The faculty of the Mary Black School of Nursing are committed to excellence in teaching, advising, and in providing experiential learning opportunities that empower students to become competent professionals who give high quality nursing care to diverse populations. The faculty provide leadership in addressing nursing educational needs and in promoting the health and welfare of the citizens of Upstate South Carolina through educational outreach, scholarship, and professional service.
VisionThe Mary Black School of Nursing will become 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.
GoalsThe Mary Black School of Nursing will:
The University of South Carolina Upstate’s
Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is approved by the South Carolina Board
of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
(CCNE). If you would like to
submit a third-party comment for this program, please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, if you prefer,
mail comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
BSN (Four-Year Track) Application Instructions Currently Accepting Applications for Spring 2018Priority DeadlinesMay 31 for spring applicationsDecember 20 for fall applications
Nursing Student Handbook
Prerequisites for Four-Year Track
Prerequisites for RN-BSN Track
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?