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Admissions Requirements

To apply to the graduate program, students must submit the Virginia Tech Graduate School online application.

Domestic Application
Spring: January 1
Summer I: May 1
Summer II: June 1
Fall:  August 1
International Application
Spring: September 1
Summer I: January 1
Summer II: February  1
Fall: April 1

Admissions Requirements

Graduate students admitted to the Education Specialist degree program in Career and Technical Education should have:

  • A master’s degree awarded by an accredited college or university.
  • A record of prior successful educational achievement and future potential for graduate study at the educational specialist level as evidenced by transcripts and professional experience.
  • A stated career goal of providing leadership in the field of career and technical education.
  • A demonstrated record of past employment experiences related to the individual's career goal.
  • Clear evidence of potential for the development of superior communication skills in the areas of listening, writing, and speaking.
  • Recommendation for admission based on an interview with a designated CTE faculty member (either in person or by telephone at your expense).

For more information, please check Career and Technical Education (Ed.S.) Application Instruction

To request further information about the program or the application process, please contact Program Leader.

Dr. Bill Price
Program Leader
Public Safety Building
Suite 201 (0313)
330 Sterrett Drive

The official transcripts showing degree conferral should be sent directly from your institution(s) to Graduate Admissions and School of Education:
Virginia Tech Graduate Admissions
120 Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown
Mail Code 0325p 155 Otey Street NW
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Office of Academic Programs 
School of Education
402 Wallace Hall (0565)
295 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061