The Education & Training program is designed to prepare students to meet the demands of an increasingly competitive and intellectually challenging future through educational and personal growth, practical skills development, academic courses, and career preparation.
The Associate of Applied Science degree is a 69-semester hour program. This program is unique to the Rio Grande Valley in two ways. It allows students to gain specialized training in one of five developed educational areas of emphasis. Secondly, the program is comprised of educational classes with technical labs for hands-on learning. The students will create and develop instructional materials ready to be used in the school setting utilizing a variety of state-of-the-art media and technical resources. The Associate Degree provides students with the opportunity to continue their education towards a Bachelor Degree and teacher certification.
Students must complete the admissions requirements listed under "Admissions Information."