Advance your nursing career with a Bachelor's degree


Earn your BSN degree through a qualified nursing program

Many colleges offer qualified nursing degree programs. Take advantage of current nursing job opportunities

The need for qualified nurses is expected to grow in the coming years. Currently, there are 38,000 nurses in South Carolina and their numbers are expected to increase by 25% in the next 6 years. To qualify for the best nursing jobs a candidate should have a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

South Carolina nurses with a BSN have many advantages over nurses with only an associates degree. One advantage is their earning potential. Graduates from an BSN program can expect to earn $28.69/hour and $59,680/year. They also have access to a wider variety of jobs. Graduates with a BSN have access to administrative and supervisory roles in the medical community.

To qualify for admission into a South Carolina BSN program the student must have a GPA of 3.0 and a C average in their prerequisite courses. They also must have completed 3/4ths of their required science courses. Plus, they need to provide three references and an essay.

South Carolina has an option for students who wish to complete their BSN degree in less time. The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program can be completed in 16 months. It is a full time program containing four consecutive semester programs to give students the background knowledge needed to become a licensed Registered Nurse.

The accelerated degree students spend time in local medical facilities in addition to studying in the classroom. They gain hands on experience working with patients and other nursing professionals. Upon completion of the program the students are expected to have the knowledge and skills necessary to become a nursing professional in a variety of health care settings.

After completion of the accelerated degree program, the student must be licensed. After completing a BSN program, students in South Carolina are expected to receive and maintain a nursing license. To qualify for licensing they need 30 CE hours from an accredited Continuing Education Provider, proof of completing a BSN program from an accredited school, or, verification from an employer of their competency and completion of the required number of working hours.

Nursing is one of the fastest growing job markets in South Carolina. Their schools have several options for students who want to become nurses including the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Students can attend full time and complete their degree in fewer months.

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Online BSN Degree in South Carolina

Browse our active list of schools in South Carolina that currently offer an online BSN program

  • You could go from RN to BSN in as few as 9 months at CTU
  • CTU's RN to BSN program is accredited by CCNE with online courses that are 5 1/2 weeks long
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Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Addiction, and more.
  • Approved as an education provider by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).
  • Courses cover topics such as addiction science, assessment, prevention, and treatment.
  • Students learn how to identify, plan, and use resources to help improve client situations.

Programs:

  • BS in Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
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Programs:

  • B.S. in Educational Studies (Does Not Lead to Teacher Licensure)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, Psychology, IT, Healthcare Management & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.

Programs:

  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • BSN completion program for Registered Nurses is available entirely online.
  • The RN to BSN program is designed to help students advance their career, or prepare for post-graduate opportunities.
  • Courses teach modern health assessment and treatment methods, how to evaluate potential disease or injury, and more.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

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Programs:

  • Nursing (RN-BSN) - Bachelor's

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

Programs:

  • BS Nursing (RN/BSN)

Virginia College  continues the tradition ofgiving lives new direction, fulfilling our mission statement tostudents wherever they live and offering the chance to pursue adegree while maintaining commitments to work and family.

Programs:

  • BS - Health Services Management

List of CCNE Accredited BSN
Programs in South Carolina

Complete list of South Carolina colleges and universities that offer CCNE accredited BSN programs:

Clemson University
384 College Ave, Ste 1
Clemson, SC
(864) 656-1328
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

South Carolina State University
300 College Ave
Orangeburg, SC
(803) 536-7000
BSN Degree

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
BSN Degree
MSN Degree
DNP Degree

University of South Carolina Beaufort
801 Carteret St
Bluffton, SC
(843) 521-4100
BSN Degree

University of South Carolina Upstate
225 S Pleasantburg Dr, Ste B8
Spartanburg, SC
(864) 552-4242
BSN Degree

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South Carolina Board of Nursing

110 Centerview Dr., Suite 202
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: (803) 896-4550


Accredited Online BSN Programs

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