M.Sc. Online Blended

Career and Technology Education

12 months
394 USD/credit 11820 USD/year
394 USD/credit 11820 USD/year
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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.

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.

Program Learning Outcomes

The knowledge and skills obtained in the Master of Science degree in Career and Technology Education at the University of Central Missouri 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

Students Staying in Their Home Country deadline: 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the semester.


30 SCH


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be accepted to this program, students must have no fewer than 15 approved undergraduate or graduate hours in the major field of study, equivalent work experience, or a combination of both.
  • Students must also have a minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the undergraduate major or a 3.00 grade point average during the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study.
  • Applicants who do not meet any of the preceding criteria must achieve a 3.50 graduate grade point average during their first 12 semester hours of graduate study which must include required degree courses.
  • In addition, applicants must submit two professional letters of recommendation and a personal letter of intent describing how this degree will assist them in meeting their career goals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    11820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 394 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Warrensburg

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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