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Career and Technical Education Leadership

In the Concordia University of Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Career and Technical Education Leadership (CTE), the focus is developing leadership knowledge and skills to be a CTE leader in schools, businesses, and the community.This program of study is designed for prospective candidates who seek (1) to enhance their knowledge and instructional skills in career and technical education to help them become better teachers and leaders at the middle, high school, and community college level; (2) professional leadership and training positions in business, industry, and healthcare; and (3) workforce and employment related specialist positions.

The Career and Technical Education Leadership (CTE) concentration is fully online Those wishing to complete this program should take the following courses:

Course Code Course Title Credits
Required Core:
EDGR 500 Professional Planning Seminar and completion of the Professional Education Plan (PEP) 1
EDGR 502 Developing Character Through the Curriculum 3
EDGR 535 Theories of Teaching & Learning 3
EDGR 595 Community of Learners 3
EDGR 601 Educational Research 3
EDGR 602 Contemporary Educational Thought 3
EDGR 698 or EDGR 699 Action Research or Thesis (must have EDGR 601 first) 3
CTE courses:
EDCT 501 Frameworks for Teaching CTE 3
EDCT 513 Intro to Career and Technical Education 3
EDCI 542 CTE Leadership 3
EDCI 558 Business and Community Partnerships 3