Vocational Teacher Preparation

Program Information

This program prepares individuals with vocational and technical backgrounds to teach occupational skills in high schools, trade schools, community colleges, agricultural and technical colleges, adult continuing education programs, the armed forces and industry. Six B.S. programs lead to initial New York State Certification to teach agriculture, Business and Marketing, health careers, Family and Consumer Sciences, Technical and Trade subjects. While you can enter Business and Marketing Education as a freshman, other programs require an A.A.S. or A.O.S. degree in the technical or trade area you wish to teach, or a high school diploma and at least four consecutive years of experience in the field.