Career and Technology Education

University of Central Missouri

M.Sc. Online Blended
12 months
627 USD/credit
627 USD/credit
313 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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This Career and Technology Education program at the University of Central Missouri is designed to prepare you to teach, administer, and lead career and technical education in middle schools, high schools, career centers, community colleges, and industrial settings. 


This includes exciting fields such as agriculture education, business education, family consumer sciences education, health sciences education, marketing education, engineering and technology education, and skilled technical sciences. With three options for specialization, this highly customizable degree will be adapted to meet your career goals.

We offer a bachelor degree in Career and Technology Education at the University of Central Missouri. As an educational leadership degree, engage in debate over historical and current issues, trends, and topics in CTE as you learn from student-centered faculty. Examine and evaluate existing policy, analyze your current curriculum, methods, and assessment strategies, and lead your colleagues as you promote CTE at the local, state, and national levels.

Student Learning Outcomes

The knowledge and skills obtained in the Master of Science degree in Career and Technical Education will help you:

  • gain an overview of the CTE field, including secondary, postsecondary, and adult education
  • investigate and reflect on historical and current issues, trends, and topics in CTE in order to develop one’s personal philosophy in CTE
  • develop, analyze, and implement curricular and instructional components consistent with curriculum and assessment design practices and theory
  • employ data literacy strategies to develop supportive learning environments and to improve learning. (e.g. Financial, programmatic, instructional, employment)
  • locate, critique, evaluate, and create scholarly writing/scientific research in the field of CTE
  • lead, develop, and/or participate in collaborative activities with CTE stakeholders

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Special Projects in Career and Technical Education 
  • Curriculum & Assessment
  • New Teacher Institute 
  • Curriculum & Methods 
  • Teaching/Administration Intern 
  • Curriculum, Methods and Planning 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

All application materials should be received by Graduate Studies at least three weeks prior to the beginning of the semester.




30 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for admission to a master’s degree program at UCM you must have a bachelor’s degree. To apply to an Education Specialist’s degree program you must have a master’s degree. 
  • Prerequisite degrees must be from institutions accredited by agencies recognized by the University of Central Missouri.  If you have graduate coursework you must have a graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher to be admitted to a graduate program.
  • Some graduate programs at UCM require standardized tests, such as the GRE or GMAT, and some require a minimum GPA, letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose and/or other materials.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 627 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    313 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 313 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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