800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
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The Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate, fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing, is one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded nursing institutions offering a four-year degree, as well as the largest BSN program that includes prelicensure and the RN-BSN nursing program in South Carolina. The Mary Black School of Nursing also offers a Master of Science in Nursing which began in the fall of 2014.
USC Upstate offers programs such as on-site instruction, distance learning and inter-institutional articulation to accommodate 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.
Faculty members 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. Our graduates practice in 36 states and three continents.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Graduate Degree ProgramMaster of Science in NursingFor An Unofficial Transcript Review:
Email Terri Whitaker for the traditional four-year program or Chasity Ramos for the RN-BSN program (RN Completion). Include the following in your email:
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?