Shocker Pathway is a partnership between WSU Tech and Wichita State University (WSU) that provides an affordable, convenient 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.

Follow these steps to get started:

sp_arrow_blackApply for admission at and select “General Education-Transfer” as your planned program of study.

sp_arrow_black Take the COMPASS placement test or have your ACT scores sent to WSU Tech.

sp_arrow_black If you have attended college somewhere else, have your transcripts sent to WSU Tech’s office of the registrar.

sp_arrow_black File for federal financial aid at

sp_arrow_black Meet with an Academic Advisor at WSU Tech to discuss your academic and career goals.

sp_arrow_black Enroll!

Important Dates
January 19Spring classes begin
March 22Second eight week classes begin
June 6Summer classes begin
July 5Second four week classes begin
For more information about how to get started, contact:

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.