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2013-2014 General Catalog (Summer, Fall 2013) 
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Career and Technical Education - MEd

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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

School of Applied Sciences,Technology and Education

Contact: Taylor Adams

Email: taylor.adams@usu.edu

Phone: (435) 797-7091

Website: aste.usu.edu/cte


The Master of Education in Career and Technical Education is an online degree program designed to meet the needs of practicing educators and engage prospective educators in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) profession.

Emphasis options for the degree include educational leadership, non-formal and adult education, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Degree Requirements:

Students will determine their interest areas and design a focused program of study that includes core courses in adult education, advanced teaching strategies, assessment and evaluation, reading and applying research, and program design.

For a complete list of requirements, click here.

Admission Requirements:

All students must be admitted into USU's School of Graduate Studies, following standard procedures and policies. To apply visit the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) application website.

Program Advising:

  • Students must select a graduate committee chair and two additional committee members, one of whom must be outside tof the CTE M.Ed. faculty. A supervisory approval form must be completed and submitted before the end of the first semester.
  • Under the direction of the graduate supervisory committee, students select a specialization and an emphasis or focus area. A Program of Study must be completed and submitted prior to the end of the second semester.
  • No thesis is required for this program. If approved by the supervisory committee, students may take up to six credits of independent study, supervised by the student's graduate committee chair.


Program Committee:

Chair: Debra Spielmaker

Agricultural Education Representative: Brian Warnick

Business Education Representative: Dennis Garner

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Representative: Juile Wheeler

Technology and Engineering Education Representative: Ed Reeve

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