The master of arts in career and technical education consists of professional core courses, research requirements, directed electives, and your choice of seven tracks to equal a total of 30 credit hours.

Professional Core (9 hours required, 18 hours possible)

  • TEDU 550 - Career and Technical Student Organizations (3 credit hours)
  • TEDU 552 - Strategies and Materials for Career and Technical Related Content (3 credit hours) (Not open to students with credit in TEDU 691)*
  • TEDU 568 - Principles and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education (3 credit hours) (Not open to students with credit in TEDU 690)*
  • TEDU 569 - Organization and Coordination of Career and Technical Education (3 credit hours)
  • TEDU 696 - Coordinating and Conducting Cooperative Education Programs (Previous Title: Techniques in Coordinating Cooperative Education) (3 credit hours) 
  • TMFG 560 - Occupational Safety and Health (3 credit hours)

*Note: Students in the MA in career and technical education should not enroll in TEDU 690 or TEDU 691, instead taking TEDU 568 and TEDU 552.

Research Requirements (3 hours required, 3 - 9 hours possible)

  • TEDU 699 - Research in Technical Education (3 credit hours) (required)
  • RES 697 - Research Paper (3 credit hours)
  • CRPRJ 698 - Creative Project (3 credits, 6 credit hours)
  • THES 698 - Thesis (6 credit hours)

Directed Electives (0 to 18 hours, to achieve 30 total program hours)

  • TEDU 695 - Curriculum Evaluation in Technical Education (3 credit hours)
  • TEDU 510 - Technology Use and Assessment (3 credit hours) 
  • EDPS 641 - Statistical Methods in Education and Psychological Research (3 credit hours) 
  • Any courses from the professional core not yet taken 
  • Any courses from the online master’s in technology education except TEDU 690 and TEDU 691
  • Other electives or transfer credits approved by the program advisor

Choose from seven tracks:

Custom tracks can be created for other concentrations with advisor authorization.