Nursing Program Overview
A 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
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
APPLY FOR A NURSING PROGRAM
- 2023 RN Program Admission Application (links to interactive form)
- 2023 LPN Program Admission Application (links to interactive form)
*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 email@example.com 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:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
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 (office.com)
RN Student Handbook:
View/download ADN Student Handbook (PDF)
Entering the RN Program:
How to Apply for the Associate Degree Nursing Program
RN Biology Policy (PDF)
Nursing Degree FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Associate Degree Nursing Completion, Program Pass and Job Placement Outcomes (PDF)
LPN Student Handbook:
Entering the LPN Program:
How to Apply for the Licensed Practical Nursing Program