General Information

Program/Degree
Career and Technical Education Administrator (Certificate NDP) 
Program Description

The Career and Technical Education Administrator certificate is designed to provide individuals with foundational knowledge in career and technical education theory, philosophy, and practice, preparing individuals to be knowledgeable and effective career and technical education administrators in local school districts.  The certificate is articulated with the educational leadership administrative certification program offered through the College of Education.  The coursework may meet the requirements to lead to Supervisor certification through the Arizona Department of Education; two of the courses articulate with the principal certification program.  The certificate is a hybrid learning program; a combination of on campus and distance-based coursework.

 
Department/Academic Unit(s)

Agricultural Education -

The Department of Agricultural Education contributes to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' unique functional role as a leader in the University's land-grant mission by providing an array of programs in formal undergraduate and graduate instruction, research, and service to enable the people of Arizona, the nation, and beyond to improve the quality of their lives.  The primary mission of Agricultural Education is serving a diverse population through teaching, application, integration, and discovery in agriculture, education, and applied science and technology leading to successful careers in agricultural education and related businesses and industries.

 
College
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences  
Campus where offered
UA Online  
Contacts
Admissions Contact
Matthew M Mars
520-626-8201
Graduate Program Coordinator
Matthew M Mars
520-626-8201
Director of Graduate Studies
Matthew M Mars
520-626-8201
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Christina M Inocencio
520-621-3484
 
Tuition and Fees
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

1. Statement of Purpose
2. Unofficial transcripts

Requirements include:
3.0 GPA
Bachelor's Degree

3 years minimum teaching experience recommended
 

 
Standardized Tests

Minimum TOEFL: 550 (paper-based); 79 (internet-based)
Minimum IELTS: 7

 
Financial Aid

No financial aid opportunities are available for non-degree seeking programs.

 
Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: June 1
  • Spring: October 1
  • Summer: May 1

International Applicants:

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: August 1
  • Summer: February 1
 
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 3908

Degree Specifics

Degree Requirements
Minimum credits: 12
 
Core coursework:
A ED 505A: Principles of career and technical education (3)
A ED 601: Philosophy and practices of instructional methods (3)
EDL 560: Trends in educational leadership (3)
EDL 565: School finance (3)

 

 
Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
Student Handbook
http://aed.cals.arizona.edu/academics/grads  
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Last revised 01 Jul 2014