Career & Technical Education
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
- Postsecondary Education
- Adult Education
- Community College Faculty & Staff
- Corporate & Industrial Trainers
- Career Counselors
- Workforce Development Coordinators
- 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.
This program meets the requirements for Technical Educators who wish to pursue Alabama State Department of Education Sixth-Year Equivalent Technical Education Certification under Option 2.
The M. Ed. with major in CTE program consists of an advanced 30-semester hour program of study with three concentration options:
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Instructional Technology.
The program requirements include a core of 15semester hours, 9 hours in one of three concentrations, and an additional 6 semester hours of CTE electives.