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Program at a Glance

Online Master's
College of Community Innovation and Education
Credit Hours
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.

Workforce Trainer in the classroom


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No GRE required
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Complete in as little as 2 years, full-time

Application Deadlines

December 1
April 1
July 1

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Course Overview

Career Education Curriculum Planning and Implementation

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.

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

Skills You'll Learn

  • 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

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2023

Career Opportunities

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