Get your associate degree with the help of WSU Tech and Wichita State University

Shocker Pathway is a partnership between WSU Tech and Wichita State University (WSU) that provides an affordable, convenient and respected way to earn a two-year Associate of Arts (AA) degree from WSU.

Shocker Pathway students earn their associate degree by beginning their general education studies at WSU Tech and earn up to 50 credits for transfer to WSU. Upon completion of an additional 15 credit hours of general education courses at WSU, students will earn an AA degree from WSU.

Why choose the Shocker Pathway associate degree?

sp_arrow_blackNo application fee

sp_arrow_blackPre-admission to WSU


No ACT Test required


Dual advising from WSU Tech and WSU


No cost to send transcript from WSU Tech to WSU


Many courses offer open-resource textbooks (no cost for books)


Affordable option for the first two years of college


All associate degree classes taught in Wichita or online


The prestige of an Associate of Arts degree from WSU

sp_arrow_blackAn Associate of Arts degree can help to get you the job you deserve.


For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions or

Important Dates
August 19Fall classes begin
October 15Second eight week classes begin
January 21Spring classes begin
March 24Second four week classes begin

There is a growing list of courses approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Visit for more information.WSUcourseTransfer


WSU Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
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Students interested in select programs are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.