Master's in Education - Career - Technical Education

The Career - Technical Education Option is designed to provide advanced knowledge, skills and dispositions for all middle grades and secondary Career Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) areas leading to an Advanced Teacher Certificate and upgrade as approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The degree program is delivered 100% online.

A capstone experience is required to complete the degree.

Applications are accepted on a continual basis.

REQUIRED OF ALL STUDENTS FOR REGULAR ADMISSION: Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in education or related field; Undergraduate GPA 2.5 and above; GRE score of 144 or more on the quantitative portion; the score on the verbal portion of the GRE must be 147 or above; an analytical writing score of 4.0, or recieve a MAT raw score of 375.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 36 hours beyond Bachelor’s degree is required.

Program of Study CTE

This plan of study will not be in effect until the Fall of 2013.

Schedule of Classes

 

CORE - (15 hours)

RSCH 7100 Research Methodology in Education

PSYC 7010 Learning and Assessment

OR

PSYC 7040 Adult Learning and Assessment

ACED 7620 – Evaluation of ACED Programs

ACED 7640 - Issues and Trends in ACED

ACED 7990 – Analysis of Research in ACED

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AREA OF EMPHASIS - Career and Technical Education (21 hours)

 EDUC 5999 – Professional Orientation (No Credit)

ACED 7020 – History and Philosophy of ACED

ACED 7530 – Supervision & Mentoring in ACED

ACED 7410 – New Teacher Institute

                       OR

ACED 7680 – Contemporary Instructional Practices in Workforce Education

ACED 7430 – Advanced New Teacher Workshop

                       OR

ACED 8450 – Multimedia Authoring and Design

                       OR

ACED 7120 – Electronic Courseware Design & Development

ACED 7710 – Managing the Classroom and Laboratory Learning Environment

                      OR

ACED 7150 – Adult Learning & Development

ACED 7950 – Directed Study in ACED (Capstone)

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Guided Electives - Appropriate to the Student's Plan of Study (3 Hours)

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NOTES:

In the CTE option, any courses taken at the undergraduate level may not be duplicated at the Master’s level.

This program does not satisfy requirements for initial teacher certification, but may satisfy the requirements for advanced teacher certification in Career & Technical, and Agricultural Education fields.  Verification should be obtained on an individual basis by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission at www.gapsc.com to verify approval in writing and to have the certification file noted.

 

Contact Dr. Charles Backes, Professor

For admission information please visit the Graduate School Website.