The mission of UofSC is “the education of the state’s citizens through teaching, research, creative activity, and community engagement.” Recently over 17,000 UofSC students participated in volunteer activities totaling nearly 120,000 service hours. The University and the Moore School of Business places a high value on learning through doing. Students study, research, and actively work to put their education into action. Resources such as academic coaching and advising, peer tutoring, and first-year seminars set students up for success.
The International Business programs through the Moore School of Business are recognized in top spots with US News and World Report in both the MBA and undergraduate categories. Relevant majors are available in areas like Operations and Supply Chain, Accounting, Real Estate, or Human Resources. Graduate degrees can be earned in Accounting, MBA, Economics, Human Resources, and International Business. Master’s of Business Administration options are One-year MBA, International MBA, and Professional MBA. The International MBA has ranked within the top 3 international MBA programs with US News and World Report for the last 30 years. This distinction gives unique credibility to this 22-month program.
On-campus students have many living options with over 20 residence halls and an expansive amount of living and learning communities. The Business Community, Capstone Scholars, or Entrepreneurship and Innovation Community are all options that could benefit those enrolled in business programs. These learning groups promote student success through community gatherings that focus on goal setting and connecting with peers. Participants are also matched with a resident mentor that helps guide them through their college experience. Study lounges, peers from similar majors, and information sessions on study skills are all benefits of the program as well. Over 500 student organizations on campus give students a variety of ways to get involved on-campus or work to improve their community.
There are many ways for UofSC students to take their learning internationally. The Global program is an overseas summer program where students travel with faculty members and earn three to nine credits while taking part in cultural excursions. Students can also take part in the UofSC Consortium in Greece, Global Exchange, Global Direct programs, or International Business Global Exchange programs.
Students interested in both the medical field and management can complete a Master’s of Public Health in Health Services Policy and Management through the University of South Carolina’s distance learning program. This degree covers topics such as environmental health, epidemiology, management, and public health finance. The online MPH prepares students to become a top member of their fields. Prospective career opportunities include management of public health sectors, as well as community health programs in both the public and private sectors.