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Graduate Catalog 2013-14 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Career and Technical Education


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Advisor: Adam Manley
Room 3603, Kohrman Hall

This 30-hour degree program includes course work that will strengthen students’ abilities to teach in career and technical education and to assist in developing and implementing new programs or curricula.  The program is flexible to provide advanced techniques for teachers and career preparation for administrators, supervisors, counselors, coordinators, and for any other specialized positions in the career and technical education areas of marketing education, business education, family and consumer sciences, and technology education.

The Master of Arts in Career and Technical Education is designed for bachelor’s graduates in marketing education, business education, family and consumer sciences, industrial arts, industrial education, or career and technical education, plus professional preparation in teacher education, including directed or supervised student teaching.

Program Requirements


Complete at least 30 graduate credit hours, selected in consultation with a program advisor. The program of study will consist of 3-6 hours of professional education courses, 15-18 hours of core courses, and 3-12 hours of electives.

M.A. in Career and Technical Education, Post-Baccalaureate Certification


The department also maintains a post-baccalaureate certification program within the Master of Arts in Career and Technical Education that leads to a State secondary provisional certificate with an endorsement in marketing, business, family and consumer sciences, or industrial technology and a vocational endorsement (36 hours). Please see the program advisor for more information about the specific admission and program requirements that apply to this certification.

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