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Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers logoEarn your teacher certification in just one year!

Troops to Teachers is a convenient, one-year program intended to help current and former members of the US Armed Forces with a bachelor's degree (in math, science, foreign languages or related degree) earn teacher certification through the College of Education.

Program Highlights

  • Students are provided with two instructional coaches, advisors, and additional strong supports throughout the program.
  • Tuition is paid via the GI Bill. Stipends and signing bonuses are also available. Find more information and eligibility requirements here.
  • Students will receive assistance in securing teaching jobs after completion of this program.

Course Schedule

  • May 2019: Field experience
  • June-July 2019: Four online courses
  • Sept 2019-May 2020: Full-year residency as a student teacher + three online courses

Apply Today!

  1. Submit SRU application. Application fee is waived.
  2. Register by submitting the Proud to Serve Again application.
  3. Contact Dr. Edwin Christmann, SRU Chairperson Secondary and Foundation of Education Department at