Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University, founded in 1889 by the citizens of the borough of Slippery Rock, is the region’s premier public residential university. The University is shaped by its normal school heritage and characterized by its commitment to intellectual development, leadership and civic responsibility.


Located in the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania


Teacher Education programs at Slippery Rock University are fully accredited by the State of Pennsylvania through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

In addition to state accreditation, Teacher Education programs at Slippery Rock University are nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

SRU teacher education programs are nationally recognized by professional content associations for meeting rigorous national standards in content area studies.

Early Childhood Education by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Elementary Education by the Association for Childhood Education International

Why Slippery Rock University?

  • Extended Learning at SRU gives you access to quality education through a variety of options such as course offerings through distance education, the Center for Leadership Development, McKeever Environmental Learning Center, the Pennsylvania Center for Environmental Education, and the Institute for Learning in Retirement
  • The University prides itself on being inclusive, welcoming and small town friendly
  • Slippery Rock University offers competitive salaries and wages, a comprehensive benefit package, and a number of retirement options.
  • For a more comprehensive up-to date list of courses and information, please feel free to contact us

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