12 months
29760 USD/year
29760 USD/year
13734 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Informatics from University of South Carolina Upstate 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. 


Informatics from University of South Carolina Upstate aims 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.

Graduates with Informatics from University of South Carolina Upstate will be able to:

  • Envision and plan information management systems, solutions, structures and processes.
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Use information management resources to analyze and transform information into a knowledge-creating competitive advantage for businesses or organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adv. Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Information Architecture
  • Cybersecurity Management 
  • Cognitive Systems
  • Digital Forensics Technology 
  • Business and Competitive Intelligence 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is important that international students apply at least six months before the semester in which they plan to begin their studies.


30 alternative credits


Blended, Online
  • Semi-structured
  • Exams and graduation only, Regular optional meetings, Regular mandatory meetings
  • Only feedback on assignments and exams, Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online
  • Submit the $100 non-refundable application fee
  • English Proficiency
  • Transcripts
  • Sufficient Funding
  • Submit a state residency status form
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation using forms provided in the information packet
  • Submit a minimum Miller Analogy Test (MAT) score or a Graduate Records Examination (GRE) score
  • Achieve a minimum GPA on all undergraduate course work of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Provide proof of immunization for measles (rubeola) and German measles (rubella) if born after Dec. 31, 1956
  • Complete a personal interview with a faculty member of the Department of Informatics

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14880 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    29760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14880 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13734 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6867 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Spartanburg

948 - 1649 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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