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Career and Technology Education

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
616 USD/credit
616 USD/credit
332 USD/credit
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About

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Department of Technology offers a Master of Education Degree Program (M.Ed.) in Career and Technology Education (CTED). The program is intended to refine the student’s knowledge and skills to become master classroom teachers, trainers, resource teachers, specialists, supervisors, and administrators in Career and Technology Education.

Overview

The Career and Technology Education program offered by The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is also designed to prepare teachers and educational leaders to qualify for Advanced Professional Certification (APC) in Maryland.

Students are admitted to the M.Ed. program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). Coursework is offered at UMES, the Maryland Center for Career and Technology Education Studies located at the Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI), and other satellite sites throughout Maryland.

The course of study may vary with the experience, qualifications, and career development needs that individual students bring to the program.

Key facts:

The overall goal of the graduate program in Career and Technology Education is to prepare individuals to become master teachers, administrators, and leaders who are professional, reflective, innovative, value diversity and effective.

Graduates will be proficient in developing, instructing, coordinating, and directing quality programs in Career and Technology Education.

The following program objectives assist in accomplishing this goal:

  • Provide opportunities for individuals to gain professional knowledge, skills and dispositions in teaching and training.
  • Prepare individuals to build upon the content knowledge they have acquired in their related baccalaureate degree by providing additional professional knowledge and content necessary for advancing careers in teaching and administration.
  • Develop individuals who can implement Common Core State standards, national content standards, and Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) standards into curriculum, training and instruction.
  • Prepare teachers and leaders who are knowledgeable of research, theory and practice related to effective curriculum development, instruction, assessment and organization and management of CTE classroom and laboratory facilities.
  • Develop teachers and leaders who are professional, committed, reflective, continuous learners, and contributors to the enhancement of the teaching and training profession.
  • Prepare teachers and leaders who demonstrate sensitivity and effective interpersonal skills in working with culturally diverse populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career and Technology Education Content, Methods and Strategies
  • Career and Technology Education Instructional Management and Organization
  • Administration and Leadership in Career and Technology Education
  • Learning and Instructional Design
  • Research in Career and Technology Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the graduate school application and related paperwork for a degree program.
  • Possess an undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, or possess a prior graduate degree.
  • Submit a passing score(s) on Praxis I, Praxis CORE, ACT, SAT or GRE.
  • May require a writing sample essay that focuses on current educational issues, as determined by the graduate faculty Admissions Committee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended.
  • Submit three letters of evaluation/ recommendation that address:
  • Personal qualities
  • Personal determination and commitment needed to complete the program.
  • A resume and a statement of purpose for enrolling in the Master’s degree program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    616 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 616 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    616 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 616 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    332 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 332 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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