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Degree Programs

USC Sumter offers the first two years of almost every major offered by the University of South Carolina. We also have several associate’s and bachelor’s degree options that can be completed without leaving our campus.

Associate's Degrees

Our associate degree programs will help you learn to think critically, develop logical and persuasive arguments, and communicate clearly. Both degree programs will also include the Carolina Core.

Associate of Arts with an optional emphasis in...

  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Organizational Leadership

Associate of Science with an optional emphasis in...

  • Nursing
  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Services
  • Hospitality Management

Bachelor's Degrees

It is possible to complete a bachelor’s degree in certain majors without leaving the Sumter campus. And if the time comes, it’s easy to transfer to other USC campuses, where you can pursue degrees in fields like the arts, engineering, communications, health care, education and business.

Bachelor’s Degree-Completion Programs on the USC Sumter Campus:

Bachelor’s Online Degree-Completion Programs through Palmetto College: