Online Master of Education Degree with a Career and Technical Education Concentration Video
In the Concordia University of Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Career and Technical Education Leadership, the focus is developing leadership knowledge and skills to be a CTE leader in schools, businesses, and the community.
This program of study is designed for prospective candidates who seek (1) to enhance their knowledge and instructional skills in career and technical education to help them become better teachers and leaders at the middle, high school, and community college level; (2) professional leadership and training positions in business, industry, and healthcare; and (3) workforce and employment related specialist positions.
Program Objectives for the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Career and Technical Education (CTE) Leadership
In addition to meeting the objectives for all Concordia’s M.Ed. programs, successful candidates in the M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Career and Technical Education Leadership, will demonstrate:
- Expertise in the utilization of new methods of authentic assessment and strategies as tools to evaluate student learning progress.
- The ability to modify instructional plans and promote alternative goals and strategies when necessary, particularly in relation to assessment results.
- Effective instructional skills in planning, implementing, and assessing instruction in settings that include diverse cultural populations and special needs students.
Career and Technical Education Leadership Courses
In addition to the four core courses required for a degree in Curriculum and Instruction, students enrolled in the Career and Technical Education Leadership program must also take the following foundation courses:
The Master of Education culminates with two courses: either EDGR 698-Action Research (3), or EDGR 699-Thesis (3). Either option provides candidates with an understanding of the role of research in the field of education as a tool to solve problems and as a way to improve student learning.
Action Research is the capstone project for the Master of Education program. During this five-week course, candidates will complete final edits of the Literature Review, obtain appropriate permissions, implement Action Research, collect and analyze data from the Action Research implementation, and complete the Action Research Documentation Form.
The Thesis offers the graduate student the opportunity to investigate, in depth, a topic in the field of education. The student, working with his or her educational research instructor, will explore relevant literature and present a Thesis following the procedure established by the College of Education.
Getting Your Master’s Degree Online
The Master’s in Career and Technical Education Leadership degree is designed with cutting-edge curriculum and easy to use online learning tools to deliver a rigorous, yet convenient education. The course work of the Career and Technical Education Leadership program also requires hands-on activity driven learning so that students can gain real world perspectives. Each course is 5 weeks in length, and can be accessed via Internet.
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