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What's your passion?

Are you interested in learning more about the sciences, and exploring growing fields like cybersecurity? Do you find inspiration in the arts, and dream of sharing your creativity with the world? Maybe you're an entrepreneur with big ideas and ambitions for succeeding in business.

Whatever your interest, South Carolina State University can empower you with the tools and knowledge to achieve your goals. We offer a wide range of academic degree programs and majors that will not only help you find a job but give you the skill and confidence you need to stand out and excel in your chosen career.

As South Carolina's only public, historically black college and university (HBCU), SC State is consistently a leader nationwide wide in producing African-American students with baccalaureate degrees in biology, education, engineering, technology, computer science, mathematics, and English. We're proud of our legacy of excellence and success and thrilled that we get to share it with new generations of students like you.

So what is your passion, and where do you want it to take you? Only you can answer that question, but however you choose, SC State will help get you there.

Get Ahead with Degree Programs You Won't Find Anywhere Else in South Carolina

As part of our wide range of subjects and departments, we offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs that aren't available anywhere else in South Carolina and, in some cases, the southeastern region. For example, we are home to the only Bachelor of Science program in nuclear engineering in South Carolina and at an HBCU. We also offer a unique Bachelor of Science degree in physics with an option or concentration in Medical Physics.

On the graduate degree front, we offer South Carolina's only Master of Science degree in transportation and the only Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Agribusiness. Through our competitive and top-ranked Department of Education, we are one of three universities in South Carolina offering a Doctor of Education degree with a concentration in Educational Administration, and one of two schools in the state with an accredited master's degree program in Speech-Language Pathology. (In fact, SC State is ranked third nationwide in graduating minority students with a Doctor of Education degree.)

Of course, it's not just these unique programs that stand out: all of the academic programs at SC State are exemplary. Our classes are taught by an exceptional and dedicated faculty who will take the time to get to know you personally. They will ensure that you get the most out of your time here and take full advantage of every opportunity.

Work Towards Your Degree and Your Future at SC State

With our wide variety of programs, caring educators, and diverse student body, you can be assured that you will enjoy an exceptional educational experience at SC State. Apply for admission today and begin your journey toward the career and life you desire and deserve.

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