Earn your degree at your convenience. The Vocational Teacher Preparation program is designed for working professionals and offers courses online and at the SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center and SUNY Oswego Metro Center in downtown Syracuse.

Vocational Teacher Preperation, M.S.Ed.

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What to expect

  1. Email from program director
  2. Discuss requirements, course schedule and start date
  3. Application Requirement Checklist
  4. Information on Financing Your Education


What you will study

Work closely with faculty to devise an education path that best suits your interests and experience level. Use your work experience to teach the next generation of professionals. This program will prepare you to teach your occupational specialty in school, college and industry settings.

Where you can study

  • Main campus
  • Metro center

Learning outcomes

Students are eligible to earn professional New York State teacher certification in several occupational subject areas. Common settings include comprehensive high schools, BOCES' career centers, correctional facilities, community colleges, and training centers in industry.

Admission requirements

Program advisement meeting
Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
GPA of at least 3.0
Purpose statement for graduate study
Two letters of recommendation
$65 application fee
VTP essay
Initial Teaching Certification
GRE test scores