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Career and Technology Education

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

24 months
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616 USD/credit 9240 USD/year
616 USD/credit 9240 USD/year
332 USD/credit 4980 USD/year
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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

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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

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  • International

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 616 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 616 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 332 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Maryland City

1610 - 2727 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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