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Career and Technical Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #801 (QS) , AR,
The degree of Master of Education in Career and Technical Education is available for students who possess a bachelor's degree in business, family and consumer sciences, or technology education or a related field in any of those areas.  


Candidates may choose one of two options.  Option 1 is designed for the candidatewho has a bachelor's degree in a related field in career and technical education and is interested in obtaining Arkansas teacher licensure.  Option 2 is designed to meet theneeds of current professionals in the field who desire to attain further education and an advanced degree in career and technical education.Primary Areas of Faculty Research:  Business technology, family and consumer sciences education, technology education, and STEM.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Introduction to Professionalism
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Cohort Teaching Internship
  • Classroom Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • For acceptance to the master's degree program in career and technical education, the candidate must meet all general requirements of the Graduate School, an undergraduate program in career and technical education (business education, family and consumer science education, technology education) or in a related field.  Additional prerequisites prescribed by the program area are: passing scores for Praxis I and Praxis II: Content and a successful interview by CATE faculty.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1138 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1138 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    421 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 421 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Fayetteville

  • 930 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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