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Workforce Education

Our programs prepare students for leadership, university teaching, and other roles in career and technical education. Our faculty are leaders in:

  • Workforce issues and policy development
  • Diversity in the workforce
  • Leadership and career education
  • Community-based education
  • Learners with special needs
  • International education
  • Assessing and enhancing student learning
  • Curricula development

Degree Programs

Double Dawgs
Combined Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

Master of Education (MEd)

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

  • MAT in Workforce Education (Business Education)

    Graduates of this state flagship unit take on roles within career and technical education. The Master of Arts for Teachers degree is designed for those who are not certified to teach in a career and technical education instructional field.

  • MAT in Workforce Education (Family and Consumer Sciences)

    Graduates of this state flagship unit take on roles within career and technical education. The Master of Arts for Teachers degree is designed for those who are not certified to teach in a career and technical education instructional field.

  • MAT in Workforce Education (Healthcare Science Education)

    Graduates of this state flagship unit take on roles within career and technical education. The Master of Arts for Teachers degree is designed for those who are not certified to teach in a career and technical education instructional field.

  • MAT in Workforce Education (Marketing Education)

    Graduates of this state flagship unit take on roles within career and technical education. The Master of Arts for Teachers degree is designed for those who are not certified to teach in a career and technical education instructional field.

  • MAT in Workforce Education (Engineering and Technology Education)

    Graduates of this state flagship unit take on roles within career and technical education. The Master of Arts for Teachers degree is designed for those who are not certified to teach in a career and technical education instructional field.

  • MAT in Workforce Education (Trade and Industrial Education)

    Graduates of this state flagship unit take on roles within career and technical education. The Master of Arts for Teachers degree is designed for those who are not certified to teach in a career and technical education instructional field.

Educational Specialist (EdS)

  • EdS in Education (Workforce Education)

    As the flagship unit for Georgia on workforce research and education, this specialist program prepares graduates to take on roles within career and technical education.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • PhD in Workforce Education

    Delve into the field of workforce education with coursework and a dissertation that will prepare you for research, scholarship, and policy development positions.

Doctor of Education (EdD)

  • EdD in Workforce Education

    The EdD in Workforce Education prepares students for leadership, university teaching, and other roles in career and technical education.

  • EdD in Workforce Education (Traditional)

    The EdD in Workforce Education prepares students for leadership, university teaching, and other roles in career and technical education.

Non-Degree Programs

Non-Degree Certifications

  • Certification in Workforce Education

    This UGA New Teacher Institute (PACTE-NTI) program is for candidates seeking initial certification in career and technical education. You may take it as post-baccalaureate or professional learning units (PLU), and primarily serves healthcare science and trade and industrial educators.

Non-Degree Programs

Endorsements

  • Online Teaching Endorsement

    This endorsement will qualify you to teach P-12 online classes in Georgia. Learn from experts in online instruction to become a leader in this evolving format.

Faculty and Staff

Elaine Adams Associate Professor
Roger B Hill Professor
Andrew Jackson Assistant Professor
In Heok Lee Associate Professor
John M. Mativo Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor
Jay W Rojewski Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Contact Info

131 River’s Crossing 850 College Station Road Athens, Georgia 30602
© University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
706‑542‑3000