The Master of Education with emphasis in career and technical education is available 100% online and allows prospective and current career and technical education instructors and trainers to obtain the academic experience needed to feel confident in a career and technical education classroom. Our program prepares you for licensure in career and technical education to teach in secondary schools, as well as to prepare career and technical education instructors and trainers to teach in community and technical colleges, trade and technical institutes and in business and industry settings.
- Online program
- Technology integrated curriculum
- 21st century learning
- Affordable tuition
Career and Technical Education (36 hours)
Core Requirements (9 hours)
|CI 521 Professional Research||3|
|CI 591 Seminar in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment||3|
|CI 531 Critical Pedagogy and Educational Reform||3|
Required CTE Emphasis Area Courses (27 hours)
|CTED 501 Philosophy and Practice of CTE||3|
|CTED 503 Teaching Methods in CTE||3|
|CTED 504 Educational Leadership in CTE||3|
|CTED 505 Legal Issues in CTE||3|
|CTED 506 Assessment and Evaluation in CTE||3|
|RED 518 Content Area Literacy||3|
|ELED/SED 532 Technology Integrated Curriculum||3|
|SPED 540 High Incidence Disabilities: Theory to Practice||3|
|CTED 507 Program Planning, Development and Evaluation in CTE||3|
Learning Format for Career and Technical Education Graduate Degree Coursework
Our graduate degree in career and technical education is designed to be completed 100% online. You'll complete readings, assignments, discussions on Blackboard, individual projects and presentations, quizzes and tests throughout the semester. Recorded lectures via Mediasite will connect you with professors and other students on your own time. In all classes, participation, done via Blackboard, related to recorded lectures can be done at your convenience, rather than during a specific time. To fulfill your graduation requirements for this program you must pass comprehensive exams, and you can take them from wherever you're located.
Advising for Career and Technical Education Students
If you are taking the time to complete an advanced study program, we know you want not only the benefits from our classes, but also our faculty's professional experience. To support you, we offer advising meetings via email, phone and Skype. We want you to feel connected and prepared to complete your comprehensive exams.
Career and Technical Education Resources and Academic Support
At ENMU, we want to make sure you get the help you need. We offer several tutoring services, including the Online Writing Center (OWL), which is exclusively for distance education students. The OWL is available to help you improve your writing and help you communicate clearly for written, school-related projects and assignments. We also have online databases, journal articles and eBooks accessible through the Golden Student Success Center. Since ENMU has a dedicated distance education librarian on staff, you'll always have the help you need to take advantage of library resources.
If you have questions or concerns about your homework assignments, projects or grades, we encourage you to email or call your professor.
Affordable Master's Degree in Career and Technical Education
Eastern New Mexico University has the second lowest master's-level tuition in the state of New Mexico, and has one of the most affordable graduate tuition rates in the United States. If you are an out-of-state student enrolling in 6 or fewer hours per semester, you'll pay tuition and fees at the low in-state rate. Additionally, eligible students may apply for the TEACH grant and Graduate Assistantships are also available through application to the ENMU Graduate School.
Career Opportunities with a Master of Education
Our affordable tuition makes it easy for you to pick ENMU, a school with a strong reputation for producing capable teachers and administrators who are prepared to lead schools and school districts. Some careers open to you include:
- Senior faculty (secondary and postsecondary)
- Lead instructor (business and industry)
- Instructional leader (secondary and postsecondary)
- Administrator/Program director (secondary and postsecondary)
- Administrator/Program director (business and industry)