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Graduate Certificate

CTE Administration Leadership



The CTE Leader with a graduate certificate in CTE Administration Leadership will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to identify, develop, practice, and reflect upon leadership, technical, and professionalism skills in CTE, and debate historical and current issues, trends, and topics in CTE. Students will evaluate existing and develop new curriculum components consistent with historical and emerging curriculum design practices and theory. Students will work to become effective CTE liaisons for local education and industry professionals, customers, and society in general.


Requirements for Acceptance into the Program

To be accepted to this certificate, candidates must have no fewer than 15 approved undergraduate or graduate hours in the major field of study, equivalent work experience, or a combination of both. Candidates must also have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the undergraduate major or a 3.0 GPA during the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study. Candidates who do not meet any of the preceding criteria must achieve a 3.5 graduate GPA during their first 12 semester hours of graduate study which must include required degree courses. In addition, candidates must submit two professional letters of recommendation and a personal statement of purpose reflecting on their previous experiences and describing how this degree will assist them in meeting their career goals.

Certificate Requirements


CTE 5150 Introduction to Career Administration 3

EDAD 5110 Foundations of Education Administration 3

EDAD 5130 School Supervision 3

CTE 4145 Curriculum Construction in CTE 3
CTE 5120 Curriculum Development Theory in CTE 3

CTE 5160 Legal Issues in CTE 3
EDAD 5120 School Law 3


Total: 15 credit hours


Questions Regarding the Program


Dr. Michelle Conrad

Program Coordinator



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