Jan 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career and Technical Education, MS


Purpose: The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for students to concentrate at the master’s level in one or more of the subject areas related to career and technical education. The goal of the program is to prepare candidates for further graduate study, for public school or college teaching, for CTE administrator certification, as specialists in service agencies, or as professionals in, or consultants to business, industry, and government. Completion of this degree does not lead to teacher certification.

Program: In consultation with a faculty advisor, and with the approval of the department chair, each student will complete coursework specific to the degree. All candidates shall complete at least 45 credits as outlined in an approved course of study filed with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. The student’s advisor and graduate committee, comprised of at least three faculty, will assist in the development of the program. With approval by the department chair and the committee chair, faculty can be selected from another department.

It is expected that four to six thesis, project, and/or exam credits will be included in the student’s program.

Admission Requirements
Admission to the program through the Office of Graduate Studies and Research.

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Use a current literature review to demonstrate the application of program theory through field-based projects for the following six domains.
    • Curriculum
    • Administration
    • Partnerships/Advisory Committees
    • Survey of Research
    • Program Resource Mgmt.
    • Supervision/Evaluation
  • Use a current literature review to demonstrate the application of technical skills through field-based projects for the following six domains.
    • Curriculum
    • Administration
    • Partnerships/Advisory Committees
    • Survey of Research
    • Program Resource Mgmt.
    • Supervision/Evaluation
  • Use a current literature review to demonstrate the application of leadership skills through field-based projects for the following six domains.
    • Curriculum
    • Administration
    • Partnerships/Advisory Committees
    • Survey of Research
    • Program Resource Mgmt.
    • Supervision/Evaluation
  • Use a current literature review to demonstrate the application of management skills through field-based projects for the following six domains.
    • Curriculum
    • Administration
    • Partnerships/Advisory Committees
    • Survey of Research
    • Program Resource Mgmt.
    • Supervision/Evaluation

Required Courses


Total Credits: 45