Education – Educator Preparation | BCTC

Education – Educator Preparation

Kickstart your journey toward teaching certification with affordable courses designed to transfer to the four-year school of your choice.

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What is Education - Educator Preparation?

The Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Education, Teacher Preparation, is a track for students who wish to begin coursework at a community and technical college and then apply for transfer admission to a teacher education program at a four-year college or university.

Teacher Prep students are highly encourage to earn both the Associate in Applied Science and the AA degree to better prepare for Teacher Education Admissions at a four-year college or university.

Educators exist in every field of employment - the opportunities are endless!

Below are some examples of jobs in the Education occupation.

  • Adult Basic Teacher
  • Adult Secondary Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • Career and Technical Education Teacher
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant

Getting Started

What are my degree, diploma, and certificate options?

The catalog describes the course requirements for completing the credential. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

What Else Do I Need to Know?

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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