Higher Education

Understanding that a world-class workforce doesn’t just happen, Central SC is committed to creating the educated workers that businesses need. Home to 12 institutions of higher education, we’re poised to deliver an endless supply of qualified and talented workers.   

Anchored by the University of South Carolina’s main campus, we’re focused on producing graduates for the careers of today and tomorrow. Our international business program is the highest ranked in the nation, and more than 80 manufacturing and manufacturing-related degree programs are offered at our four technical colleges. Groundbreaking programs aimed at next generation industries like aerospace, biotechnology, and data processing put us on the forefront of the future.