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Graduate Program

Contact

Name: Dr. John Iley
Email: jiley@pittstate.edu
Phone: 620-235-4373

Career & Technical Education - Family and Consumer Science, College Teaching, Tech Ed or Tech Teacher Ed

The Department of Technology and Workforce Learning offers a Master of Science degree with a major in Career and Technical Education. Within the program, students will select from four different emphasis areas, listed below. This program is designed to provide preparation for persons interested in qualifying for teaching and administrative positions in health occupations and technical education at the community college and college level.

Emphasis Areas

Emphasis areas include:

  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technology Education
  • College Teaching

Program Outline

Options available for the degree with emphasis in Family and Consumer Sciences, Technical Teacher Education, and Technology Education include:

  • Option I: Thesis
    • This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience.
  • Option III: Course Work
    • This option requires completion of course work that demonstrates evidence of advanced course work in an area of concentration. Departments will require evidence of competency through activities such as research papers, portfolios, practice, internships, comprehensive exams or other individual work. Students should check with their major department for specific requirements for the coursework.

Options available for the degree with emphasis in College Teaching include:

  • Option III: Course Work
    • This option requires completion of course work that demonstrates evidence of advanced course work in an area of concentration. Departments will require evidence of competency through activities such as research papers, portfolios, practice, internships, comprehensive exams or other individual work. Students should check with their major department for specific requirements for the coursework.

Required Courses

Admission Requirements

Admission to this graduate degree program requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in area related to emphasis