University of South Carolina Upstate

Introduction

Now in its 50th year, the University of South Carolina Upstate continues to strive toward its vision of becoming one of the Southeast's leading “metropolitan” universities.

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The University aims to be recognized nationally among its peer metropolitan institutions for its excellence in education and commitment to its students, for its involvement in the region, for its civility and common purpose, and for the clarity and integrity of its mission. USC Upstate strives to prepare its students to participate as responsible citizens in a diverse, global and knowledge-based society, to pursue excellence in their chosen careers and to continue learning throughout life. Curricula and services are designed for a student population vastly diverse in background, age, race, ethnicity, educational experience and academic goals.

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USC Upstate is proud to be home to many international students from a wide variety of countries. We have students from 36 states and 51 countries on our campus.

Consistent with the international character of the Upstate, the University promotes global perspectives across its programs. Supporting the regional employment objectives of most of its students, it provides extensive experiential learning opportunities.

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Master of Science in Informatics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 USA Spartanburg

The design, procurement, implementation, maintenance and evolution of information-based resources are collectively known as information resource management. The mission of the Department of Informatics is to prepare professionals with a multi-disciplinary education rich in information technology, information management, business and communication - skills the information resource management job market is looking for in today’s graduates. [+]

The Master of Science in Informatics program consists of at least 30 credit hours beyond the baccalaureate degree. This includes a minimum of eight required courses (24 credit hours) and six credit hours of thesis or independent study. Two tracks of study are available to students: Health Information Management (HIM) and Information Resource Management (IRM). As an academic discipline, informatics involves the study of information and the application of information technology to the acquisition, processing, management and utilization of information. The past 30 years have seen all aspects of business, and life in general, become increasingly dependent on information technology (IT) and electronic processing of information. IT and information management have become the lifeblood of organizations and effect almost every job. Many employees today are information workers (even if their job title does not officially reflect the role) whose daily job duties require the usage of an array of information and communication technologies as well as information management and processing practices, procedures and methodologies. The design, procurement, implementation, maintenance and evolution of information-based resources are collectively known as information resource management. The mission of the Department of Informatics is to prepare professionals with a multi-disciplinary education rich in information technology, information management, business and communication - skills the information resource management job market is looking for in today’s graduates. Student Learning Outcome Upon graduation from the Master of Science in Informatics program, students will be able to: Envision and plan information management systems, solutions, structures and processes. Ensure legal and... [-]

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Masters in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Spartanburg

USC Upstate Masters Degrees are conveniently set up in a COHORT design, making it more accessible to in-service teachers in the upstate. [+]

USC Upstate Masters Degrees are conveniently set up in a COHORT design, making it more accessible to in-service teachers in the upstate. The Early childhood program is a 36-hour program designed to be completed in two years with the majority of the coursework offered in the summer terms. M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education suggested sequence of courses. KEY REASONS TO JOIN USC Upstate COHORT Increase student achievement by honing your professional knowledge and skill. Develop a professional community of support and camaraderie with teachers in your cohort. Refine those particular teacher characteristics required for National Board Certification. Earn your Masters Degree in two years while continuing your job. Increase your salary. Graduate Programs Application Process USC Upstate currently offers graduate courses for those seeking: Early Childhood Master of Education Degree Elementary Master of Education Degree Special Education Visual Impairment Master of Education Degree Recertification/Professional Development Courses in Education ESOL (teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Courses for Add-on Certification Add-on Certification in ECE, ELEM, ML, and VI [-]

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