Nursing Program Overview


NursingA career in nursing is exciting and rewarding and the demand for well-trained nurses exceeds the supply. Spartanburg Community College offers two Nursing degrees.

SCC offers pathways to Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). 

Become an RN in two years: The associate degree in applied science-nursing prepares you for a successful career as an RN. Upon successful completion of the ADN program students are eligible to sit for NCLEX-RN to become a Licensed Registered Nurse (RN).

Become an LPN in just months: SC's diploma of applied science-nursing is  referred to as LPN (Licensed Practical Nursing). Upon completion of the LPN program students are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN to become a licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Both programs are offered in a face-to-face setting during the daytime. Clinical sites are utilized in Cherokee, Spartanburg, and Union counties.

The nursing program at SCC can help you become a member of the rapidly growing healthcare profession!

Program Admission Process 

Spartanburg Community College is an open admissions college; however, acceptance into the Nursing program is by selection. Applications for the Associate Degree in Applied Science-Nursing (ADN) and Practical Nursing (PN) programs are reviewed and evaluated on an impartial basis. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the program. Please click on the application links below to begin the admission process for this program.


Admission Application Information

Begin Here – Complete Online Admission Application


*2023 Admission Application due dates have been extended to May 31, 2023.


Program Ranking Information

Students will be accepted into the program and ranked on the following criteria:

  • Current GPA
  • Grades earned in MAT 110/120, BIO 210, BIO 211, BIO 225, TEAS entrance exam score, and the Science section of the TEAS exam score.   
  • Students will be notified of their program acceptance status via student email no later than June 15, 2023.

 *All ranking grade criteria will be obtained through the SCC Registrar’s office as part of the application process.  Students are no longer required to submit this information to complete the application process.

Please Note: You must be a currently enrolled student at SCC to apply for this program! Apply to Spartanburg Community College if you are not already a current student. 
Students need to be accepted to Spartanburg Community College before applying for the program. All transcripts should be sent directly to the Spartanburg Community College Admissions department if you are transferring classes. Please contact them at (864) 592-4800 or with any questions regarding transcripts. Students must have a 2.50 GPA or greater on the required college courses for the program. 


RN and LPN Course Requirements Below:

  1. Nursing, AAS Degree

  2. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

RN Accreditation:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 
(404) 975-5000 

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. 
​​​​​​​View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program


SCC Nursing Program's vision is to build a solid framework for the professional development of the nursing student by maintaining educational excellence and modeling high standards throughout the program

F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships for Nursing Undergraduate Studies
F.A. Davis scholarships

Information Session and How to Apply:

NURSING - Path to Become an RN or LPN:
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and Practical Nursing (PN) Session
The Fall 2023 Nursing information session will be held Friday, March 24 from Noon to 1:00 pm, on the Giles Campus, Health Sciences Building room 115. Please RSVP using the following link  RSVP for Nursing Information Session (



Program Information
View information about this program including semester schedule.

The Associate Degree in Applied Sciences-Nursing (ADN) curriculum prepares individuals to assume responsibilities as direct health care providers in a variety of health care settings. The program is designed to help students integrate nursing principles and theories with the sciences to utilize the nursing process in the practice of holistic nursing. The focus of nursing is on health promotion, maintenance, curative, restorative, supportive and terminal care to individuals and groups of all ages while taking into consideration the factors that influence them in the total environment.
TAKE ALL GROUPS: 1. TAKE COL-101 OR COL-103; 2. TAKE BIO-240, ENG-101, PSY-201, BIO-210, BIO-211, BIO-225, ENG-102 3. TAKE MAT-110 OR MAT-120
TAKE NUR-106, NUR-120, NUR-165, NUR-265, NUR-270, NUR-214, NUR-138, NUR-148, NUR-212, NUR-224, NUR-271