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Degree Programs and Areas of Study

The University of South Carolina Lancaster offers a variety of academic programs.

Start Here

You'll complete the first two years of your degree here and you'll finish your degree at USC Columbia. We offer several complete associates degree programs as well as courses that can be applied toward a baccalaureate degree. 

Students interested in baccalaureate degree completion programs should consult a complete list of requirements stipulated by USC Columbia.

Learn more about the areas of study available to you here at USC Lancaster!


Degree Curricula


Associate Degrees

Associate in Arts

Associate in Science

Associate in Science - Business

Associate in Science - Criminal Justice

Associate in Nursing


Bachelor of Science in Nursing through USC Columbia


Stay Here

Interested in a two-year degree? Our associate's programs allow you to finish your degree here on campus. You can see all the course requirements on our academic bulletin


Finish Here

Complete your undergraduate education by earning one of several USC bachelor's degrees available right here at USC Lancaster through Palmetto College

Palmetto College Programs