Online Master of Education – Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Equip yourself to effectively convey in-demand career skills to students and help create the next generation of leaders in the workforce.

9/3/21 Next Application Due Date
9/20/21 Start Classes

Program Overview


Compare the advantages of our online Master of Education – Career and Technical Education (CTE) program

$13,475* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
49 Credit Hours

By earning your online Master of Education – Career and Technical Education (CTE) degree program from Eastern Washington University, you will gain the advanced preparation you need to help students develop in-demand vocational skills. In as few as 12 months, you can position yourself to help meet the demand for teacher leaders who can provide workforce training, especially in the technical, business and marketing arenas.

Our 100 percent online master's in career and technical education coursework provides rigorous development with a focus on growing your ability to identify barriers to student success and employing differentiated work-based learning for diverse audiences and occupations. Learn practical application of instructional planning and classroom management strategies that help you supply improved student support.

You will graduate with real-world experience by completing an internship as an active practitioner in a secondary (7-12) classroom or a skills center. You will also complete a digital portfolio of work and comprehensive exam as a part of this non-thesis online M.Ed. – Career and Technical Education (CTE) program.

The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online M.Ed. program, you will:

  • understand the environment of CTE and the role of CTE in education;
  • apply instructional planning strategies for CTE industry areas;
  • utilize effective classroom management strategies and scenarios for effective learning in CTE secondary education;
  • demonstrate mastery of CTE educational concepts and strategies.
  • understand the environment of CTE and the role of CTE in education;
  • apply instructional planning strategies for CTE industry areas;
  • utilize effective classroom management strategies and scenarios for effective learning in CTE secondary education;
  • demonstrate mastery of CTE educational concepts and strategies.

Potential careers for graduates include:

  • Career and Technical Education Teacher
  • Business and Marketing Teacher
  • Career Readiness Instructor
  • Career and Technical Education Teacher
  • Business and Marketing Teacher
  • Career Readiness Instructor

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EWU offers a variety of graduate education degree programs in a convenient online format. Check out all our online M.Ed. programs.

$13,475* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
49 Credit Hours

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences educator programs are approved by the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB).

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Tuition


Earning your online degree is easy on any budget with pay-as-you-go tuition

The online M.Ed. – Career and Technical Education (CTE) degree program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition rate to all students residing in and out of the state of Washington.

Tuition breakdown:

$275 Per Credit Hour
$13,475* Total Tuition

*Tuition and fees subject to change. Total program cost does not include foundation courses. If foundation courses are required, the cost will be added to the total program cost.

Tuition breakdown:

$275 Per Credit Hour
$13,475* Total Tuition

Calendar


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The online M.Ed. – Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is designed to be flexible for working professionals, with six-week courses and seven start dates a year. View the full calendar to find the upcoming start date that’s best for you, along with corresponding deadlines for submitting documents, enrolling and paying tuition.

Now enrolling:

9/3/21 Next Application Deadline
9/20/21 Start Classes
TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Fall I9/20/219/3/219/13/219/15/219/18/2110/31/21
Fall II11/1/2110/18/2110/25/2110/27/2110/30/2112/12/21
Winter I1/3/2212/16/2112/23/2112/28/211/1/222/13/22
Winter II2/14/221/31/222/7/222/9/222/12/223/27/22
Spring I4/4/223/21/223/28/223/30/224/2/225/15/22
Spring II5/16/225/2/225/9/225/11/225/14/226/26/22
Summer I7/11/226/24/227/1/227/6/227/9/228/21/22
Fall I9/19/229/2/229/12/229/14/229/17/2210/30/22
Fall II10/31/2210/17/2210/24/2210/26/2210/29/2212/11/22

Now enrolling:

9/3/21 Next Application Deadline
9/20/21 Start Classes

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Admissions


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The admission process for the online M.Ed. – Career and Technical Education (CTE) is streamlined to help you get started sooner. A teaching certificate is not required for admission to this program.

Admission Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester-graded undergraduate credits

Online M.Ed. – Career and Technical Education (CTE) Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester-graded postsecondary credits
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended
  • Professional resume
  • Have at least 6,000 hours in paid industry experience
  • No teaching certificate required. If applicants have a teaching certificate, work experience requirement drops to 2,000 hrs.

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Courses


Review the curriculum for your online M.Ed. – Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at EWU

In order to earn the M.Ed. – Career and Technical Education (CTE) online, you must complete 14 courses (49 credit hours), comprised of 16 credit hours of core courses and 33 credit hours of specialization courses (including an internship).

Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Issues such as federal aid, teachers' tenure, teachers' salaries, the political control of education, indoctrination versus education, religious and public education, school-district reorganization, the community-centered school and academic freedom.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Four philosophies in education will be studied. The implications of each for school organization and classroom instruction will be examined. Participants will be invited to analyze their beliefs and how these beliefs form into a coherent philosophy of education.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Required of all graduate students pursuing the master of education degree program unless an alternative research course is scheduled. It provides the background of research methods and techniques necessary for meeting the requirements of Education 600 or 601. The methods, tools, and strategies used in educational research, both quantitative and qualitative, will be explored. Continued level teacher certification research requirements may be met through this course.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on reforming and transforming the processes, perceptions and practices of learning and teaching by emphasizing diversity, social justice and equity. First, psychological principles underlying current educational culture will be analyzed. Second, reforming relationships, interactions and contexts for learning will be addressed through reflective practices, and third, rethinking and transforming connections, will be viewed through the lens of learners of diverse backgrounds.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
A course designed to introduce teacher candidates to Career and Technical Education (CTE), school law, and developing student leaders. The course consists of six modules that provide you an overview of CTE, the educational environment for career and technical education in Washington State, the connection between CTE and the community, legal issues in education, and the CTE organization that develop student leaders.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course addresses classroom management strategies and scenarios a teacher may encounter at the secondary CTE (7-12) level. Candidates develop skills in identifying barriers to student success and selecting strategies that support learners while differentiating learning for student success.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course addresses continuous improvement in instructional planning/strategies, curriculum, assessment, and student support that CTE practitioners encounter at the secondary level (7-12) level. Candidates develop skills in identifying barriers to student success and selecting strategies that support learners while differentiating learning for student success.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course supports work-based (worksite) learning and/or diversified occupations (career choices) indicated in WAC 181-77A-180. In addition, this course will help students meet initial certification requirements pertaining to the areas of work-based-learning, occupational analysis, and student leadership development referenced in WACs 181-77-031 and 181-77-041 (pursuant to WAC 181-77A-165).
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course addresses the history, philosophy, social significance and components of Career and Technical Education (CTE). CTE practitioners encounter at the secondary and post-secondary (7-12+) level. Recognize workplace trends influencing CTE and the trends of theories and application of the principles of Career and Technical education.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Focuses on curricular and instructional development of resource-based skills. From examining model K-12 programs for skills in such areas as information, critical television viewing, media production, and visual literacy, teachers will apply elements of instructional design and development to resource-based skills programs.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course is designed to demonstrate place-based teaching competencies for the CTE candidate. Students will complete 60 hours of coursework and teaching activities with 40 hours of in-class instructional practicum at a Skills center or 7-12 secondary CTE classroom. Students will demonstrate ability to design, assess, and create learning opportunities for diverse student needs.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course is designed to demonstrate place-based teaching competencies for the CTE candidate. Students will complete 60 hours of coursework and teaching activities with 40 hours of in-class instructional practicum at a Skills center or 7-12 secondary CTE classroom. Students will demonstrate ability to design, assess, and create learning opportunities for diverse student needs.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Students create a professional portfolio to demonstrate meeting of CTE competencies achieved throughout the program. These competencies align with the Plan2/Business and Industry Route program.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
The purpose of the comprehensive exam is to assess the knowledge and skills attained during the course of graduate study in the Master of Education program. The comprehensive exam requires students to integrate the principals, concepts, and research methodologies when employing academic language and using a formal writing style.

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