17 Pitt students learned after graduation they did not meet graduation requirements

The students say a university advisor mistakenly told them they could waive or substitute numerous prerequisite general education courses to enter the CASE program. CASE is a teacher preparation program that allows students to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education in five years.

Pitt is requiring those students to complete the missing undergraduate courses in order to get their diplomas. Not only does this mean some students will have to move back to Pittsburgh to take, in many cases, four or more classes, some students will have to quit the teaching position they just got.

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