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Program at a Glance

Type
Online Master’s
College
Community Innovation and Education
Next Start Date

May 16, 2022

Costs
$327.32
Per Credit Hour

16
Week
Terms
39
Credit
Hours

Costs
$1,151.72
Per Credit Hour

16
Weeks
Terms
39
Credit
Hours
Best National University
Most Innovative University 2022


Become a leader in the field of career and workforce education.

With a master’s in career and workforce education, you’ll guide and inspire students, instructors and administrators to learn at deeper levels. This UCF Online program will equip you to work within a variety of settings, such as secondary and post-secondary schools, corporations, military and professional organizations and more.

Upon completing this program, you’ll unleash your full potential as a highly effective Career and Workforce Education teacher, trainer or administrator who creates a positive, lasting impact on the lives and careers of your students. You’ll leverage research-based teaching techniques, scholarly learning, field experience, and leadership development to improve the overall quality of instruction at the career and workforce level.

Your career and workforce education degree can be completed in as little as two years. Throughout the program, you’ll have the tools, resources and support you need to thrive, including a dedicated Success Coach. Get started today and inspire students to excel in career and workforce fields.

Highlights

No GRE required
Complete in as little as 2 years

Application Deadlines

Spring

Dec 1


Summer

April 1


Fall

July 1

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Application
Deadlines

Spring

Dec 1


Summer

April 1


Fall

July 1

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get started?

Course Requirements

You’ll need to complete 39 credit hours of study beyond the bachelor’s degree.

Number of Core Classes

In order to earn your MA in Career and Workforce Education you’ll need to complete 18 credit hours of core courses. In addition to your core courses, you’ll need to take 18 credit hours of specialization electives.

Research or Internship options

This program requires 3 credit hours of an internship or research report.

Courses You’ll Take Include

Gain skills to plan, organize and implement new or expanded adult, career and workforce education and technical education programs.

Explore studies in the supervision of CTE instruction, including plans for teacher professional education, program activities and personnel relations.


Experiential Learning in Career and Workforce Education Programs

Learn about experiential learning methods along with competencies to start, manage and coordinate programs within career and workforce education.


Skills You’ll Gain

  • Become a subject matter expert in career and workforce education and in a discipline-specific field
  • Gain skills to teach in secondary and post-secondary schools, vocational rehabilitation centers, corporations, military and professional associations and organizations
  • Prepares you to take on leadership positions in career and workforce education programs in various disciplines
Explore the full course list within the program brochure.


Career Opportunities

This program will help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your field. The skills gained from this program, combined with your professional experience, will enable you to grow within your field. The online MA in Career and Workforce Education program is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to excel in these expansive fields.

43,101

Career and Workforce Education Job Openings in 2020

5.3%

Job Growth in the Career and Workforce Education field between 2020 and 2030

$62.4K/yr

Median Salary for the Career and Workforce Education field nationwide

Source: Emsi Burning Glass – economicmodeling.com

Job Titles

  • Corporate Training Manager
  • CTE Curriculum Specialist
  • CTE Program Chair/Dean
  • CTE Program Manager
  • CTE Teacher
  • Director of CTE

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Why UCF Online?

With over 25 years of experience in online teaching and learning, UCF Online offers students an innovative approach to education. Our degrees are accessible, convenient and designed with working professionals in mind so you can receive a quality education on your terms.



Online Support for Success

You’ve made the decision to continue your education and we’re here to help. From the moment you express interest in a UCF Online program, you’re assigned an enrollment coach to help you navigate everything from completing an application to understanding tuition and the financial aid resources available to you. Once you’re admitted, you’ll be transitioned to a personal success coach who will support you with maintaining school-life balance from the first day of classes through graduation. You’ve committed to furthering your education and we’re committed to guiding you along the way. Connect with a coach now.

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