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Professional Certification in Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education Professional Certification*

*Based on recommendation from EKU, Certificate is awarded by the Education Professional Standards Board.

Enrollment in this program is restricted to those who are currently employed as technical teachers and required to become certified as teachers of Vocational/Technical Education: Industrial Education.

General Education Requirements (20 hours)
  • ENG 101 - English Composition I
  • ENG 102 - English Composition II
  • MAT 107 - College Algebra
  • Three hours of General Education humanities
  • Three hours of General Education social science
  • Five hours of General Education electives
Professional Education Requirements (22 hours)
  • CTE 164 - Orientation to Career and Technical Education
  • CTE 261 - Foundations of Career and Technical Education
  • CTE 361 - Course Materials in Career and Technical Education
  • CTE 363 - Evaluation in Career and Technical Education
  • CTE 364 - Methods in Career and Technical Education
  • CTE 463 (4 hours) - Practicum in Career and Technical Education
  • EDF 319 - Human Development and Learning OR
  • SED 104 - Special Education Introduction
Major Requirements (24 hours)
  • TEC 161 - Computer Applications in Technology
  • 21 hours chosen from the technical area, or related to the area, in which the individual is teaching, as approved by the advisor. Eighteen hours may be allowed by proficiency examination (CTE 204, 205, 206, 304, 305, and 306). Nine hours by proficiency examination may be applied to the Associate Degree and 18 hours to the Bachelors Degree in Career and Technical Education.
Total Curriculum Requirements (66 hours)
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