Jun 20, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Vocational Technical Teacher Approval


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Program Description


Graduate Program Chair

James Alicata, PhD

Graduate Committee

Wayne Whitfield, Committee Chair

Soumitra Basu

Abdel Gabar Mustafa

Hong Yu

Nirajan Mani

Program Description

The Vocational Technical Teacher Approval Program is a 100% online program that is designed for students holding a Bachelor degree or higher degree who are seeking credentials as an approved vocational technical instructor.  Students must successfully complete 18 college credits in vocational education and these courses can be completed in any order.

Student Learning Outcomes


This program provides the candidate with the curriculum, organization, and delivery skills along with the methodical and pedagogical competencies needed to become an effective vocational technical instructor or pursue a master degree program.

Admission Requirements


Requirements for Graduate Admissions

You must have received a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or have completed the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor’s degree university-level degree program. 

We ask that you submit the following credentials in addition to the individual program requirements found within each graduate program page: 

  • Graduate application and $50 fee
  • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Professional resume
  • Official transcripts of graduate level coursework from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)
  • Online programs, with the exception of online accelerated programs, require a GPA of 2.8

Note that every program has individual requirements in addition to these general guidelines. Refer to the program page you’re interested in to review specific requirements. 

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