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Vocational Technical Teacher Approval Program

Program Overview

Candidates seeking credentials as approved vocational technical instructors must successfully complete a 39 semester hour competency based training program. This training 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 baccalaureate program.

Requirements and Curriculum

Approval program
Two-Year Course Rotation (PDF)

These courses are eligible for transfer into the Bachelor of Science in Occupational/Vocational Education degree program.

Attend a Graduate and Continuing Education Information Session

Career Opportunities

  • Vocational Technical Teacher

Program at a Glance


Face-to-face and online courses offered in the evenings.

Total Credits

39 credits

Program Cost

Tuition and fees

Program Highlights

Accredited by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MA DOE). Affiliated with the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA).

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