Grad Degree Search has included Athens State University in several of their rankings for Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Programs and Schools. The University’s Career & Technical Education Master’s Degree Program was spotlighted within most of these rankings. They are as follows:
- Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools in Alabama – #1
- Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Schools in Alabama – #1
- Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools in the Southeast Region – #13
- Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Schools in the Southeast Region – #16
The rankings of value were determined based on the quality of a program as defined in Grad Degree Search’s per sticker price dollar. They discounted their quality score by the published tuition and fees charged by each school, thus creating the cost per unit of quality for each college. The value was determined by how much quality your dollar buys.
The Master of Education (M. Ed) with a major in Career and Technical Education (CTE) is designed to provide a distinctive program to address 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.
This program is designed to develop professional leadership skills and provide training for professionals in education and business, including Secondary Education, Post-secondary Education, Adult Education, Community College Faculty & Staff, Corporate & Industrial Trainers, Career Counselors, Workforce Development Coordinators, and Others in Corporate Training positions.
This program aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to understand the adult learner, teaching trends, current issues in the field, and pedagogical and andragogical practices. It provides a strong philosophical and historical perspective of career and technical education.