Online Graduate Certificate – Career and Technical Education Administrator

Expand your organizational skills and qualifications as an influential leader in career and technical education quickly and effectively.

6/24/22 Next Application Due Date
7/11/22 Start Classes

Program Overview


Discover why our online Graduate Certificate – Career and Technical Education Administrator stands out from the rest

$8,800* Total Tuition
10 - 16 months Duration
32 Credit Hours

In the online Graduate Certificate – Career and Technical Education Administrator program from EWU, you can develop the advanced expertise you need to grow your impact on student success in the workforce. One of the first of its kind on the West Coast, this online graduate program gives you a flexible and affordable pathway to achieving your CTE Administrator certificate.

Build on your foundation in career and technical education with a focus on supervisory leadership responsibilities, including community collaboration and engagement, as well as instructional supervision. Taught by dedicated faculty, our rigorous, 100 percent online coursework enhances your ability to direct the planning, decision-making, communication, and change processes needed in today's schools and communities.

Practitioner-focused internship and portfolio components are embedded in the curriculum, giving you the preparation you need to meet initial CTE administrator requirements.

The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online certificate program, you will learn to:

  • support all facets of CTE programming at an organizational level;
  • apply supervisory strategies for instruction in CTE industry areas;
  • utilize effective organizational management strategies and scenarios for effective learning in CTE secondary education;
  • demonstrate mastery of best practices in educational leadership for work-based learning programs and environments.
  • support all facets of CTE programming at an organizational level;
  • apply supervisory strategies for instruction in CTE industry areas;
  • utilize effective organizational management strategies and scenarios for effective learning in CTE secondary education;
  • demonstrate mastery of best practices in educational leadership for work-based learning programs and environments.

Potential career areas for graduates include:

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) Director
  • Assistant Director for Career and Technical Education
  • CTE Administrator or Teacher
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) Director
  • Assistant Director for Career and Technical Education
  • CTE Administrator or Teacher

Also available online:

If you are interested in pursuing your master’s degree, courses completed in this certificate program can help you earn your online Master of Education – Career and Technical Education with Administrator Certificate from EWU.

$8,800* Total Tuition
10 - 16 months Duration
32 Credit Hours

The School of Education programs are approved by the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB).

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Tuition


Completing your certificate at EWU is more affordable than you might expect

The EWU online Graduate Certificate – Career and Technical Education Administrator program tuition is the same affordable rate, whether you are living in or out of the state of Washington.

Tuition breakdown:

$275 Per Credit Hour
$8,800* Total Tuition

*Tuition and fees subject to change.

Tuition breakdown:

$275 Per Credit Hour
$8,800* Total Tuition

Calendar


Learn all the important deadlines that keep you on pace to graduate on time

The online Graduate Certificate – Career and Technical Education Administrator program is flexible for working professionals, featuring six-week courses and seven start dates each year. View the full calendar to find the best time for you to start classes, along with deadlines for submitting your application, document and tuition.

Now enrolling:

6/24/22 Next Application Deadline
7/11/22 Start Classes
TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Spring II5/16/225/2/225/9/225/11/225/14/226/26/22
Summer I7/11/226/24/227/1/227/6/227/9/228/21/22
Fall I9/19/229/2/229/12/229/14/229/17/2210/30/22
Fall II10/31/2210/17/2210/24/2210/26/2210/29/2212/11/22

Now enrolling:

6/24/22 Next Application Deadline
7/11/22 Start Classes

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Admissions


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Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • CTE certification

Online Graduate Certificate – Career and Technical Education Administrator Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester-graded postsecondary credit hours**
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended
  • Professional resume
  • CTE Certification and 3 years of paid industry experience in CTE OR Principal Certificate

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**We encourage you to apply if your GPA is lower than a 3.0 and you have at least 3 years of professional work experience. Applicants with GPAs below 3.0 are considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact an Enrollment Services representative at 800-826-3411 for more information.

Courses


View the courses for your online Graduate Certificate – Career and Technical Education Administrator

In order to earn the online Graduate Certificate – Career and Technical Education Administrator, you must complete 11 courses for a total of 32 credit hours.

Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
A course designed to prepare career and technical education directors for the fiscal responsibilities of managing CTE programming at the middle school, high school, and skills center programs. Students will develop a five-year budget plan, determine CTE FTE and learn how to analyze various reports to ensure correct funding allocation. Students will be prepared to complete all budget and fiscal responsibilities assigned to a career and technical education director.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course is designed to support student development of knowledge, skills, and abilities that support effective resource management of career and technical education resources. Resource management includes human, safety, equipment, technology, and materials management.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Course will provide a framework for candidates to develop partnerships with families, business partners and the community and create processes to implement program recommendations. Candidates will also create marketing plans and materials to advocate for CTE courses and opportunities for work-based learning. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of the state and national standards regarding approval cycles, dual credit options, framework requirements and curriculum development.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course is designed to support student development of knowledge, skills, and abilities that support effective career and technical education leadership. Course content will provide a framework for the acquisition of leadership theory and skills required to become a CTE administrator and meet Washington state competencies for the initial CTE administrator requirements.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Course content will provide a framework for candidates to begin the process of setting up and collecting portfolio evidence. This course is designed to support student development of knowledge, skills, and abilities that support effective career and technical education leadership. This course provides a framework for the acquisition of leadership theory and skills required to become a CTE administrator and meet Washington state competencies for the initial CTE administrator requirements.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course is designed to support student development of knowledge, skills, and abilities that support effective career and technical education leadership. Course content will provide a framework for the acquisition of leadership theory and skills required to become a CTE administrator and meet Washington state competencies for the initial CTE administrator requirements.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Course content will provide a framework for candidates to begin the process of setting up and collecting portfolio evidence. This course is designed to support student development of knowledge, skills, and abilities that support effective career and technical education leadership. This course provides a framework for the acquisition of leadership theory and skills required to become a CTE administrator and meet Washington state competencies for the initial CTE administrator requirements.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course is designed to support student development of knowledge, skills, and abilities that support effective career and technical education leadership. Course content will provide a framework for the acquisition of leadership theory and skills required to become a CTE administrator and meet Washington state competencies for the initial CTE administrator requirements.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course is the last class in the internship and portfolio series where students display knowledge, skills, and abilities that support effective career and technical education leadership. Final submission of artifacts required for competencies that meet Washington state competencies for the initial CTE administrator requirements.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
The work of the teacher or supervisor in improving instruction.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Focus on school leadership, developing with vision the knowledge and skills for strategically leading the planning, decision-making, communication, management, and change processes needed in 21st century schools and communities.

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