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Career and Technical Education Administrator

Graduate Certificate


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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 12
Cost Per Credit: $650
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College of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences

Program Details

The Career and Technical Education Administrator certificate prepares individuals with foundational knowledge in career and technical education theory, philosophy, and practice 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.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


Courses for this program include: 

AED 505A: Principles of Career and Technical Education
AED 601: Philosophy and Practices of Instructional Methods
EDL 565: School Finance
CTE 500: Principles & Philosophy of Career and Technical Education
CTE 510: Curriculum Development in Career and Technical Education
CTE 520: Classroom Instructional Development for Career and Technical Education