University of New England

University of New England

Master of Science in Education: Career & Technical Education (CTE) Online


11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) concentration, offered fully online, is designed for practicing CTE instructors who wish to enhance their CTE knowledge and skills. The focus of the online CTE program is on improving instructional and curricular competencies as well as the development of leadership skills. Participants will develop the capability to make use of research findings relevant to the CTE classroom. This online CTE program provides an opportunity for instructors to establish collaborative relationships with colleagues from across the nation and world.

Admissions Requirements
1.A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution substantiated by official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.  See International Admissions for details
2.Minimum of one year teaching experience.
3.Employment as a teacher or able to access a classroom on a regular basis over an extended period of time.
4.Strong writing skills, the capacity to succeed in a distance education format, and a commitment to educational change and professional development as evidenced by your goal statement submitted at the time of application.
UNE carefully assesses MSEd applicants on the basis of evidence provided in all application materials submitted. Therefore, while a personal interview is not required, application materials submitted must be prepared thoroughly and thoughtfully for full consideration. Additional prerequisites to participate in one of the on-line Master of Science in Education programs include:
1.A sincere interest in continuing professional development as an educational leader.
2.The potential to improve practice through application of new knowledge and skills.
3.Current employment in an educational setting where you have regular access to an environment in which you can apply course concepts and strategies.
4.The ability to pursue challenging online graduate study.
5.Sufficient computer skills to navigate the internet and effectively participate in an on-line program.
6.Own or have regular access to a computer with internet connection and with the hardware and software requirements described on the Career and Technical Education website.
7.Motivation to complete all course assignments in a satisfactory and timely manner.

Procedures and Policies
 •Applications for admission are accepted through UNE’s online application only. Detailed instructions are included in the online application.
•Applications received by the deadline will be given full consideration.  Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis only or for the next available term.
•Admissions are rolling and decisions are made by the program admissions committee throughout the cycle.
•International applicants and applicants with international degrees must have their transcripts evaluated for degree and grade equivalency to that of a regionally accredited US institution.  See International Admissions for a list of educational credential evaluators.
 •All applicants to UNE must be able to understand and communicate in English to be admitted to the university.  UNE accepts several methods of English Proficiency, see International Admissions.  English Proficiency requirement must be completed at the time of application.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Federal and Private educational loans are available.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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