Teach the Skills of Tomorrow
The rapid pace of technological change has made technical educators a critical resource for Michigan's students and industries. By providing an immersive experience that transfers in-depth knowledge and skill, technical educators expand the opportunities available to their students and make a lasting contribution to the productivity of our state and our world.
It's one thing to master a skill, it's another thing entirely to teach that skill. Our blend of professional education, field experience and liberal arts courses will leave you uniquely prepared to make a positive impact in the lives of your students.
Schedule a free appointment with a Ferris advisor to get started.
BUILT AROUND YOU
Expanded Possibilities: Combining technical expertise with the specialized abilities of a passionate educator, you will be prepared for a wide variety of roles including, corporate or industrial training instructor, secondary school instructor or technical education consultant.
Save Thousands: Thanks to our partnerships with community colleges across Michigan, earning your Ferris State University degree at an off-campus location or online can save you thousands of dollars. Check out transfer guides for details.
Get to Work: Earn your degree in your community and begin building the professional network you'll need to launch your career.
This unique program is designed to offer working students a second path to earning a Bachelor of Education degree in Technical Education and/or Secondary Certification. Students complete the Professional Education course sequence within 18 months using a blended instructional design that includes online and direct instruction and project-based learning.
The program is run in cohorts which begin with an intensive two-week summer semester in face-to-face format. The program continues in the Fall and Spring terms with course work offered in an online format and pre-teaching field experiences. Students then return to campus for another one-two week intensive summer session for additional face-to-face course work.
Contact your local Ferris advisor for more information.
ADMISSION & TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS
This program has been designed as a degree completion program. You will need a minimum number of credit hours to enter this program. Contact a local or online advisor for all of the details.
Our transfer process and community college partnerships will help you maximize the number of credits you bring to Ferris, saving you time and money. Check out our transfer guides to get an idea of what your transfer to Ferris might look like.