The 100% online Graduate Vocational Technical Teacher Approval Certificate Program is 18 credits and provides you with the skills to become an effective vocational instructor.
Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree or higher who are seeking credentials as approved vocational technical instructors must successfully complete 18 college credits in vocational education. This program provides the candidate with the curriculum, organizational and delivery skills, along with the methodological and pedagogical competencies needed to become an effective vocational technical instructor or pursue a master’s program. Up to four of these courses are eligible for transfer as electives into the M.Ed. in Occupational Education program.
Curriculum and Other Information
Two-Year Course Rotation (PDF)
Up to four of these courses are eligible for transfer as electives in the M.Ed. in Occupational Education program.
Accredited by the Accredited by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MA DESE). Affiliated with the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA).
Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Admissions requirements are as follows:
- An official transcript of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Official transcripts of graduate-level coursework from regionally accredited institutions (if applicable)
- Graduate application and fee