Career and Technical Education – Rank I Program

Admission Requirements

  1. Must hold a master's degree from an accredited college or university, or have completed a fifth-year program.
  2. Must possess a valid teaching certificate.

Program Requirements

  1. The program must be planned with the student's advisor.
  2. A minimum of 60 graduate credit hours including the master's degree or the fifth-year plus 30 hours.
  3. A GPA of 3.0 or better in all work offered for the program. No credit is accepted on grades lower than "C."
  4. A minimum of 30 hours (of total 60) in courses open only to graduate students.
  5. Up to nine credit hours (of the last 30) may be earned at another accredited institution.
  6. Credit earned by correspondence shall not apply toward the Rank I program.
  7. Student must meet University exit assessment criteria.
  8. Must be unconditionally admitted.

The minimum of 60 graduate credit hours, including the master's degree, must conform to the following area distribution:


The program must be planned with the student's advisor on check sheets available in the department.

Total Credit Hours: 60