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Our Blue Ridge CTC education program is designed by industry experts to give students an opportunity to land successful careers in the teaching field. Upon successful completion, students continue their education by transferring to a four-year school with one of our direct transfer agreements.
Set a solid foundation for your teaching career with our two-year Associate of Science degree in Education. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
You are not alone, as almost a third of students transfer schools! Check our transfer evaluation tool to save money and time while transferring to our Associate of Science in Education.
for special education teachers is projected between 2020 to 2030!
of BRCTC Alumni
Continue their education after earning a certificate or Associate degree.
Provide a seamless pathway to a bachelor's degree.
With our associate degree in Education, students prepare to transfer to a four-year school by completing coursework and certification exams to become a K-12 educator. Our program includes:
Do you have the attitude to change lives through education? Blue Ridge CTC’s Education programs provide students a concrete pathway to begin their journey to become a K-12 educator.
The curriculum for our Education degree program includes history about the education system and teaching as a profession. Students build vital professional skills including effective oral, written, critical thinking and problem solving. At the end of the program, students are prepared to take the first round of Praxis examinations necessary to continue pursuing a career as a K-12 educator. Upon successful completion of the program, students take advantage of transfer agreements that allow students to complete their education at a four-year school.
Earn this degree from our School of Professional Studies and University Transfer!
Through Blue Ridge CTC’s Education degrees in West Virginia, students learn subjects related to teaching and learning. Upon graduation, students are prepared to transfer to a four- year institution to complete their educational journey.
This degree lays a foundation by teaching the core concepts about the education system, the teaching profession, personal learning principles, contexts of learning, instruction, student learning outcomes, and assessment. The curriculum help students:
Blue Ridge CTC offers a holistic, industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
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Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!
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Have doubts about the Associate of Science in Education degree? We can help!
The Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree in Education provides advanced knowledge and industry-specific skills. Our industry-driven curriculum lets students:
Whenever you are selecting an Education program, be sure to review:
The Blue Ridge CTC associate degree in Education is designed to be a direct transfer program for individuals pursuing careers as K-12 educators. A four-year degree is necessary to satisfy the requirements to become a teacher. Our program saves students money by taking advantage of our affordable tuition and established transfer pathways to continue to a four-year school after graduation. At the end of two years, students sit for the first half of the Praxis Examinations prior to transfer.
Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.