Professional Technical Education
The Professional Technical Education AAS-T provides a structured degree pathway
in education for post-secondary professional-technical educators, providing them
with an educational continuum toward a baccalaureate in education. The degree
structure – designed around the Washington State Skill Standards for
Professional-Technical College and Customized Trainers – provides leadership
and technical skills beyond those required for professional-technical
The curriculum for this program is entirely competency based, with skills and
their associated tasks mirroring industry and Skill Standards requirements. The
curriculum is designed as a series of discreet extended learning courses,
thusly, is not offered as a full-time immersion program. Students are rated
according to their mastery of these skills/tasks at predetermined industry
standards of performance.
This program is designed specifically for post-secondary professional-technical
educators who are employed on a 50 percent or greater basis.
Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree
Other Program Info:
Students may enter at the beginning of fall, winter, or spring quarter.