Vocational Teacher Preparation

Overview

Our Vocational Teacher Preparation program can prepare you to teach job-based specialties in schools, colleges, industry and other settings delivering vocational, career and technical education. Many students brings subject knowledge which they complement with our teacher-preparation program for a career teaching others valuable skills.

Majors and Programs

Undergraduate initial certification programs include:

  • Vocational Teacher Preparation 7-12 BS Degrees
    Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science, Health Careers, Technical and Trade Subjects
  • Agricultural Education All Grades BS
  • Business & Marketing Education All Grades BS
  • Coordinator of Work-Based Learning Extension

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Graduate professional/permanent certification programs include:

  • Career & Technical Education 7-12 & All Grades Professional Certification MSEDs
    In all certification areas of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science, Health Careers, Technical and Trade Subjects
  • Vocational-Technical Education Permanent Certification MSED
    In all certification areas of Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science, Health Careers, Technical and Trade Subjects

Student Opportunities

We offer great variety of ways you can attain your degree, depending on background. Our online and distance learning programs can help working professionals gain initial and permanent certification to teach in their fields. Our experienced, helpful professors and solid network of alumni and partners can help you advance your career.

Faculty

Margaret Hill Martin, Department Chair margaret.martin@oswego.edu

Eugenio Basualdo eugenio.basualdo@oswego.edu

Benjamin Ogwo benjamin.ogwo@oswego.edu

Jan Woodworth  jan.woodworth@oswego.edu

Secretary: Chris Taylor, chris.taylor@oswego.edu

After Oswego

Because of the flexibility of our program and degrees available, Vocational Teacher Preparation graduates work in many fields. Common settings include comprehensive high schools, BOCES career centers, correctional facilities, community colleges and training centers in industry.

Subject areas where teaching opportunities exist span practical nursing, laboratory or x-ray technology, dental hygiene, child care, electronics, building construction, manufacturing technology, food services, auto mechanics, cosmetology, horticulture and landscaping, agriculture mechanics, office practice and business occupations, and many others.