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Slippery Rock University Degrees in Cranberry Township

The fundamental mission of Slippery Rock University is to provide high quality undergraduate and graduate academic instruction. Complementary missions are to conduct scholarly research, to promote professional performance, and to address the educationally-related economic, health, environmental, social, cultural, and recreational needs of the region served by the university

The perspectives of Slippery Rock University are contemporary and futuristic, national and international. The university provides experiences and opportunities for students to demonstrate leadership and to develop confidence and self-reliance; it promotes their intellectual, social, and physical development; and it accomplishes these in an open, caring, nurturing, and friendly environment. Slippery Rock University is committed to serving and empowering all segments of the population that can benefit from its offerings.

Slippery Rock University offers a hybrid MBA program and the program can begin in either Winter or Summer Terms only.  This is an exclusive program at the Regional Learning Alliance only. 

Starting Fall Semester 2015, SRU will be offering a new Gateway Program for new undergraduate students. Start your journey toward college graduation through SRU Gateway.  To find out more, please visit


Starting in 2015 via yearly Cohorts - Blended Doctor of Education in Special Education with Residency during the Summer at RLA.  For more information please visit their page here.  

Master of Public Health (MPH) 

Slippery Rock University's Master of Public Health program will focus on health promotion and wellness and environmental and occupational health to address workforce needs. The program follows a practitioner-based approach and the required capstone experience will provide an opportunity for students to further develop relevant experience in an applied setting. Graduates will be well-prepared to take the Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) examination, or the National Board of Public Health Examiner's Certified Public Health (CPH) examination.

Master of Public Health Program Goals:
1. Prepare graduates to become leaders in applying public health evaluation and behavior change strategies to improve population health and wellness
2. Effectively employ evidence-based practical experiences and interdisciplinary approaches in public health
3. Provide quality education, research, service, and leadership to improve public health and eliminate health disparities
4. Cultivate and identify strategies for marketing innovative, interdisciplinary health promotion programs

The knowledge and skills learned will enable graduates to address public health problems at the community, institutional, and societal levels. In addition, students will develop interdisciplinary competencies: communication and informatics, diversity and culture, leadership, professionalism, program planning, systems thinking, and public health biology.
SRU Master of Public Health (MPH) Program 


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

SRU Master of Public Health (MPH) Program

SRU Gateway (Undergraduate Enrollment)

Doctor of Education in Special Education

Education (Undergraduate and Graduate

Undergraduate Education courses can be located in the "master course schedules and registration" or the Gateway program which is exclusively taught at the RLA can be found here.  Education undergraduate courses may be offered at the RLA but not for a complete degree program at our campus. However, should you wish to take more classes at the RLA campus, please email your department contact or Dean (click here for the Education Department).

Financial Aid


Contact Information

SRU Admissions
Brandi Web-Mortimer

P:  724-738-4340


MBA Program

Larry McCarthy

P: 724-738-2552


Gateway Program

Dr. Chris Kreiser


Doctor of Education - Special Education

Dr. Richael Barger-Anderson

724-738-2873 or richael.barger-ander@sru.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions

Brandi Weber-Mortimer

124 North Hall Welcome Center
Slippery Rock, PA  16057

Slippery Rock University at the RLA
850 Cranberry Woods Drive
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066