Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Career and Technical Education, Master of Education


Academic Information

This flexible Master's degree offers you an opportunity to design a customized program of study, in consultation with an advisor, to meet your individual educational needs. This degree program is designed to prepare you for a career in career and technical education. Our graduates are CTE administrators, educators, and training and development personnel in secondary, post-secondary, and business and industry settings. The diverse course options can be chosen to meet the future goals of many diverse students. Your advisor can assist you putting together (and approving) a customized program of study that will prepare you for your growth in your current career or to meet your future goals.

Please note that this is not a secondary education certification program. If you are interested in secondary education certification in CTE, please explore the Masters in Secondary Education, Certification Emphasis programs.

This degree is approved by the Western Regional Graduate Program.

More Information

Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Career and Technical Education, Master of Education


Careers

What Can I Do with a Master of Education in Career and Technical Education?

The Master's in Education, Career and Technical Education degree program is designed to prepare you for a career in career and technical education. Our graduates are CTE administrators, educators, and training and development personnel in secondary, post-secondary, and business and industry settings. You will take coursework in five core areas: Career and Technical Education, Research, Education Foundations, Curriculum or Administration, and Education Psychology. You will also take coursework in a selected emphasis area. Three emphasis areas are offered: Administration, Teaching, or Educational Technology. There are many course options to allow the degree to be flexible to meet the future goals of many diverse students. Your advisor can assist you putting together (and approving) a customized program of study that will prepare you for your growth in your current career or to meet your future goals.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Career and technical education administrator
  • Drafting and design technology educator
  • Educational specialist in secondary schools
  • Business management and administrative services

More Information

Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Career and Technical Education, Master of Education


University Requirements

More Information

Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Career and Technical Education, Master of Education


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 30
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Thesis Thesis may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.
Comprehensive Exam Comprehensive Exam may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.
Oral Defense Oral Defense may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.
Research Individualized research may be required by chosen emphasis or offered as an option.
Some online/blended coursework Required
Progression Plan Link View Program of Study

Purpose Statement

The Masters in Education, Career and Technical Education program is distinctive, and addresses the emerging need for practitioners and occupational trainers with knowledge specifically in Career and Technical Education; especially as it relates to the latest educational teaching and occupational training practices. The program is designed to prepare professionals in education and business including community college employees, corporate trainers and others in corporate educational positions for growth in their current positions or to meet future goals in career and technical education. CTE graduates will have the knowledge and ability to (a) be advocates for the important role career and technical education has in society, (b) identify and creatively solve critical issues in the field, and (c) be catalysts for evolutionary growth.

Student Learning Outcomes

Career and Technical Education M.Ed.
 
CTE graduates will have the knowledge and ability to (a) be advocates for the important role career and technical education has in society, (b) identify and creatively solve critical issues in the field, and (c) be catalysts for evolutionary growth.

More Information

Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Career and Technical Education, Master of Education


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Master's Requirements
More Information

Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Career and Technical Education, Master of Education


Campus Availability

More Information