M.Sc. On Campus

Career and Technical Education

Virginia Tech

12 months
18942 USD/year
18942 USD/year
9398 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Career and Technical Education program of Virginia Tech is designed to prepare individuals to become middle school and secondary CTE teachers (Initial Licensure Program) or enhance the professional development of practicing CTE teachers and provisionally licensed CTE teachers.


Key facts:

The professional development for practicing teachers concentration is intended to assist current teachers in Career and Technical Education to enhance their knowledge in their given fields and promote professional enrichment. The primary aim in this concentration is to help CTE teachers become better educators and to provide opportunities to invigorate their joy for teaching.

The areas of the Career and Technical Education program of Virginia Tech for the professional development for practicing & the provisionally licensed teachers are:

  • Agricultural Education
  • Business and Information Technology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Marketing Education
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Trade and Industrial Education

The concentration can be completed on the Virginia Tech campus through a combination of online courses and interactive video conferencing courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Internship in Business
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Curriculum Development in CTE
  • Managing CTE Program
  • Curriculum and Instructional Processes in Career & Technical Education
  • Strategies for Teaching Career and Technical Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application completed through the Graduate School (including application fee)
  • Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; the MS teacher licensure concentration requires a bachelor's degree related to the CTE endorsement area for which license is sought
  • Submit two official transcripts of all undergraduate work
  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work for regular admission status or 2.5 GPA to 2.99 GPA for provisional admission status
  • Have career goals consistent with the degree offered by CTE
  • Demonstrate commitment to time requirements of the CTE program
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4699 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Blacksburg

1166 - 1906 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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