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Career and Technical Education, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Online
This certificate plan is designed to meet your needs if you are currently at least provisionally certified for Career and Technical Education; and are completing the required professional knowledge courses to convert your provisional certificate to a standard certificate.
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The purpose of the Certificate in Career and Technical Education, is to provide professional knowledge courses for those with occupation specific knowledge and skills. The certificate program combines fundamental career and technical education theory with professional knowledge for developing and delivering occupational training in a variety of educational settings. 

It is ideal for those who seek professional advancement in the field of career and technical education or who require professional knowledge courses for certification renewal. Certificate completers will have the knowledge and ability to plan, develop, deliver, and assess instruction in their occupational area.   

Student Learning Outcomes1. Demonstrate familiarity and understanding of foundations of Career and Technical Education
  • Demonstrate familiarity and understanding of the Career and Technical Education terminology and structure through appropriate use in written documents and oral presentations.
  • Differentiate the functional, historical and philosophical structure and contexts of Career and Technical Education at the national and international levels.
  • Examine the philosophical social, economic, and ethical considerations and consequences of Career and Technical Education’s role in American society; and identify how these consequences will impact their work in the profession.
2. Demonstrate the ability to plan and develop instruction
  • Demonstrate ability to pre-assess prior knowledge to plan for effective instruction;
  • Select materials, methods and resources to meet instructional goals;
3.  Demonstrate the ability to deliver and assess instruction
  • Demonstrate ability to employ a variety of teaching methods to effectively engage  learners;
  • Evaluate learning, provide appropriate feedback to learners, and objectively judge effectiveness of content delivery methods;
4. Demonstrate professional application of essential skills
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills (written and oral) in  the planning, development, delivery and assessment of instruction;
  • Evaluate and critique employability skills for application and integration into Career and Technical Education curriculum and programs;
  • Model appropriate professional occupational conduct and ethics  though application in the planning, development, delivery and assessment of instruction;
5. Demonstrate the ability to positively affect learning of all students and address the needs of diverse students
  • Demonstrate the ability to positively affect learning of all students and address the needs of diverse students.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    15 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laboratory Management
  • Program And Curriculum Planning In Career And Technical Education
  • Methods Of Career And Technical Education
  • Computer Applications For Cte Teachers
  • Presentation Of Technical Material In Career Technological Education
  • Multimedia Development

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • An Arizona Provisional Career and Technical Education teaching certificate (or equivalent from another state) or have 
  • Completed a certificate program or 
  • AAS degree in an approved career and technical education occupation area from an accredited institution.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41532 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41530 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    27264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27266 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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