Graduates earn 1,289 degrees, certificates from the University of South Carolina-Upstate


About 29.3 percent of the 1,289 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of South Carolina-Upstate in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Spartanburg conferred 372 bachelor's degrees and 6 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 363 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 208 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management and 103 bachelor's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies.

The university enrolled 5,990 students for 2017-18, including 5,775 in undergraduate programs and 215 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
363
-
-
363
Medical Informatics
9
-
-
9
Clinical Nurse Leader
-
6
-
6
Health Professions and Related Programs total
372
6
-
378
29.3
Business Administration and Management, General
208
-
-
208
Information Resources Management
-
3
-
3
Business Statistics
-
-
-
-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
208
3
-
211
16.4
Elementary Education and Teaching
39
2
-
41
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
29
4
-
33
Secondary Education and Teaching
24
-
-
24
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
9
-
-
9
Special Education and Teaching, General
8
-
-
8
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
-
4
-
4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
3
-
-
3
Art Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
1
1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
-
-
-
Education total
113
10
1
124
9.6
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
103
-
-
103
General Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
103
-
-
103
8
Psychology, General
87
-
-
87
Psychology total
87
-
-
87
6.8
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
86
-
-
86
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
86
-
-
86
6.7
Computer and Information Sciences, General
58
-
-
58
Information Science/Studies
13
-
-
13
Information Technology
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
71
-
-
71
5.5
Exercise Physiology
34
-
-
34
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
17
-
-
17
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
51
-
-
51
4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
44
-
-
44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
44
-
-
44
3.4
Sociology
15
-
-
15
Political Science and Government, General
12
-
-
12
Urban Studies/Affairs
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
27
-
-
27
2.1
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
25
-
-
25
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
25
-
-
25
1.9
Fine/Studio Arts, General
18
-
-
18
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
5
-
-
5
Music, Other
2
-
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
25
-
-
25
1.9
History, General
17
-
-
17
History total
17
-
-
17
1.3
English Language and Literature, General
15
-
-
15
English Language and Literature/Letters total
15
-
-
15
1.2
Engineering/Industrial Management
11
-
-
11
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
11
-
-
11
0.8
Mathematics, General
6
-
-
6
Mathematics and Statistics total
6
-
-
6
0.5
Spanish Language and Literature
4
-
-
4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
4
-
-
4
0.3
Chemistry, General
4
-
-
4
Physical Sciences total
4
-
-
4
0.3
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
-
Environmental Studies
-
-
-
-
Environmental Science
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
-
-
-
-
Youth Services/Administration
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
-
-

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