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Pre-Professional Options

Pre-Professional Options at USC Upstate

Most professional programs require or strongly recommend that you have a bachelor's degree at the time of entry into the professional program. Pre-Professional programs that require, or for which a bachelor's degree is recommended, are: 

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Entry into pre-professional schools and graduate programs is on a competitive basis. Other pre-professional tracks require that students complete 60+ credit hours of undergraduate credit (about two years of work at USC Upstate, followed by two or more years of professional study elsewhere).  

Program Contacts

Division of 
Natural Sciences & Engineering

Jeannie Chapman, Ph.D., Chair

Department of
History, Political Science, Philosophy, American Studies and Religion

Robert McCormick, Ph.D., Chair

Center for
Interdisciplinary Studies

Yancy McDougal, Ph.D., Director

USC Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5000
Toll-free: 800-277-8727
Email: info@uscupstate.edu