The WCU School of Education is proud to announce a new pathway for teacher assistants to earn their Elementary Ed degree at Carey with a 50% tuition waiver. Course delivery options are available to any eligible teacher assistant that meets the requirements.

Pathway Requirements

  • Applicants must be lawfully employed as a Teacher Asst. in an accredited MS public school system.
  • Must be fully admitted to William Carey University and the School of Education Teacher Assistant program.
  • Have an ACT composite score of 21+ OR have passing scores on the Praxis CORE exam. This requirement has been waived until December 2021.
  • Must have a GPA of 2.75+ on core courses at time of application.

Waiver Requirements

*The tuition waiver covers undergraduate level courses towards a baccalaureate degree in education subject to credit hour limits.

For more information, or to obtain application materials, please contact:

Hattiesburg Campus
Dr. Katie Tonore -

Tradition Campus
Dr. Lori Windham -

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