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Exploratory Education

Contact: Dr. Darla Shields
 College of Education Exploratory Advisor

Office Location: ll0 McKay Education Building
Phone: (724)738-2309

Fast Facts

  • This program is for students interested in an Education degree who are transferring in with a cumulative QPA less than 2.8 or who are current students with less than a cumulative 2.8 QPA at SRU.
  • For students with fewer than 90 credits, when a 2.8 or higher QPA is obtained, students must declare their desired Education major.
  • Current students must apply to the College of Education no later than the semester in which 75 credits is obtained, EVEN IF ALL THE REQUIREMENTS ARE NOT MET.
  • Transfer students with more than 75 credits must apply to the College of Education during their first semester at SRU, EVEN IF ALL THE REQUIREMENTS ARE NOT MET.
  • The deadlines for application to the College of Education are November 1(Fall semester), April 1 (Spring semester), and any time before the first week of classes in the summer.
  • If students are denied admission to the College of Education, they will have one additional semester to be accepted. If not accepted within that next semester, students must then choose a different major.
  • Exploratory Education students will be advised by Dr. Darla Shields. Once students obtain a 2.8 cumulative QPA, students will be reassigned to an advisor within their selected program of study.

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