2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Career and Technical Education/Postsecondary Administration Concentration

Degree Type: Master of Science in Career and Tech Educ
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

Career and Technical Education/Post-Secondary Administration Concentration, MTE Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Major Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose Career and Technical Education Postsecondary Administration Concentration?

Improved career and technical education competency and refined instructional or administrative skills are the goals of the Master of Science degree program in career and technical education at Ferris State University.

Students eligible for admission to the graduate program must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. When required, candidates should hold or be eligible for professional licensure, registration or certification to practice in the occupational specialty. Previous teaching experience is not a requirement. An admissions committee will review all application materials and recommend appropriate action. Upon admission to the graduate program, each student will be assigned a graduate advisor.

Career Opportunities

The program enables students to seek careers at the post-secondary education level, such as community colleges and Universities, in the area of administration. Typical positions that graduates are hired in are areas such as admissions counselors, financial aid officers, etc.

Advanced Educational Opportunities

Graduate students, who successfully complete the Master of Science in Career and Technical Education, are eligible to pursue their doctorate in education through a collaborative partnership between Ferris State University and Western Michigan University. https://www.wmich.edu/leadership/academics/ed-leadership/doctor/wed

More Information

School of Education
Bishop Hall Room 421
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Telephone: (231) 591-5361

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Postsecondary Administrative Option

32-33 credits

REQUIRED CORE 19 CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

Found and Organization of CTE
3
Issues in Career Tech Educ
3
Curriculum Development in CTE
3
OR
Array
Adv Integrat Curr Design-Eval
3
Diversity Classroom-Workplace
3
Evaluation in Career Tech Educ
3
Prin Data Driv Decision Making
4
Capstone
3

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 15 CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

Educational Leadership
3
Curricular Supervision
3
School Business Management
3
School Law
3
Personnel Administration
3
Internship in Career Tech Educ
1 TO 3
Implem Total Quality Mgmt Educ
3
Minimum semester credit hours required for Career and Technical Education M.S. degree:
32