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Vocational Diversified Occupations

Graduate Endorsement

University of Nebraska at Kearney

  • Course Delivery
    Fully Online
  • Total Credits
    6
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $285.00
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $454.00

Earn your degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney

Get the same diploma as on campus students

This online endorsement  prepares and/or supports teachers involved in vocational programming. Students pursuing certification in states other than Nebraska must check with their State Department of Education for certification requirements. School districts nationally must have vocationally-endorsed teachers to apply for Federal Perkins funds for innovation and improvement of a vocational program.
This program is accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that enables maximum learning and because technology provides students with maximum access to education.

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. A bachelor's degree

  2. A license/certificate required

    Standard teaching certificate

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

  • Complete and submit the online application to Graduate Studies
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee
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Application Deadlines

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
BSED 431/831PCoordinating Techniques3

Course Number: BSED 431/831P

This course analyzes vocational cooperative programs and their relationship to the comprehensive school curriculum for combining school-based and work-based learning. The challenges of developing and implementing an effective work-based learning experience are explored. Emphasis is placed on the organization and supervision of cooperative programs, the duties and responsibilities of the coordinator, the selection and placement of students, the evaluation of training stations, and the evaluation of student occupational competencies.

VOED 432/832PFoundations & Contemporary Issues in Vocational Education3

Course Number: VOED 432/832P

Origins and philosophy of vocational education and its relationship to the school curriculum. Required for vocational endorsement and recommended as an elective for school administrators.

Cost for Nebraska Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $285.00
  • Fees: $47.25
  • Total: $332.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $855.00
  • Fees: $141.75
  • Total: $996.75

Cost for Out of State Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $454.00
  • Fees: $47.25
  • Total: $501.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $1362.00
  • Fees: $141.75
  • Total: $1503.75

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What's it like to take a program online?

  • Quality learning experience

    The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

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