Department of Vocational Teacher Preparation
Columbus Day Open House
The Open House will include: Admissions presentations, a chance to talk with faculty, student-guided campus tours, select tours of academic facilities and an opportunity to meet with representatives from Career Services, International Education (study abroad) and Experience-Based Education (internships). Presentations regarding financial aid and first-year academic and advisement programs are also offered. Please go to www.oswego.edu/visit to register.
Location: Marano Campus Center, Main Concourse
Monday, Oct 12, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Internationally recognized sculptor Coral Penelope Lambert of Alfred University will demonstrate her art, the age-old sculpting and manufacturing technique using molten iron. Free; including parking. 312-2111.
Location: Lot R13, off Iroquois Trail between Oneida Hall and The Village
Thursday, Oct 15, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Buffalo State
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Saturday, Oct 10, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Geneseo
Location: Oswego, NY, Laker Turf Stadium
Friday, Oct 16, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Alumni & Friends Event with President Stanley
Save the date. http://alumni.oswego.edu/events
Location: New York, NY, USA
Friday, Oct 9, 8:58 p.m. - 8:58 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, Oct 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
The Department of Vocational Teacher Preparation (VTP) provides teacher education programs to prepare individuals to teach their occupational specialty in schools, colleges, industry and other settings where vocational/career and technical education is delivered. Common settings include comprehensive high schools, BOCES' career centers, correctional facilities, community colleges, and training centers in industry. Students choose Oswego's department of VTP if they have education (30 semester hours or more) or extensive experience in their career field. The department offers courses Fall and Spring semester in 10 locations throughout New York and on-line; and summer at selected locations and on-line. Programs range from an associates degree equivalent (68 sh) to a Masters of Science in Education (MSEd). Students' educational and work experience is analyzed, and the most appropriate program is recommended for students to reach their educational career goals. Students completing approved programs are eligible for an Oswego State recommendation for NYS certification.
Health Careers Education
VTP offers local certificates, bachelors degree and masters degree programs leading to both initial and professional teacher certification. The Health Careers Education major is designed for students with a health careers specialization. The curriculum is intended to accommodate health career specialist who have appropriate work experience and an associate degree, certificate, or diploma as required by state law in their respective health occupations specialty area. Common health career specializations are:
- Dental Assisting
- Dental Laboratory Technology
- Emergency Medical Services
- Medical Assisting
- Medical Laboratory Assisting
- Nurse’s Assisting
- Practical Nursing
Students completing a program will be prepared to teach their occupational specialty in the secondary, post-secondary or an industry setting.
Learn more about what a VTP program can do for you or learn about the requirements for an undergraduate degree or graduate degree programs.
If you would like a phone appointment to talk about our program, please visit vtp.youcanbook.me to set up a phone appointment with Dr. Jan Woodworth. Please email us email@example.com to receive our supplemental application packet.