2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts in Career and Technical Education

The degree is designed for secondary or post-secondary educators of trade-related programs or persons in an industry seeking a program that includes training techniques, safety, and technical courses. This program may be completed entirely through distance education. The program is also designed for students who wish to acquire an advanced-level teacher license in career and technical education or to add a career and technical area to a current teacher license of another area.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School.


30-36 credits

Professional courses: must complete 15 credits

BED 592Managing Work-Based Learning Programs


BED 593Philosophy, Organization, and Administration of CTE


BED 620Improvement of Instruction with Technology


BED 622Instructional Materials and Strategies for Improvement of Instruction


BED 625Problems and Issues


Research methods requirements

BED 616Research Methods


12-18 credits of directed electives with program advisor approval

Total Credit Hours: 30-36