Career and Technical Education

Master of Education

Program Requirements

Curriculum

Option A - Certification Program

MAS 7601 Available Online Education of Diverse Populations and Exceptional Children*

MCT 6400 Available Online Educational Psychology*

MCT 6401 Available Online Career and Technical Education Instructional Technology*

MCT 6406 Available Online Career and Technical Education Assessment and Course Construction*

MCT 6407 Available Online Available Online Career and Technical Student Organizations*

MCT 6410 Available Online Multicultural Education*

MCT 6411 Available Online Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education I*

MCT 6412 Available Online Career and Technical Education Classroom Management*

MCT 6413 Available Online Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education II*

MCT 6420 Clinical Component (6 credits)

 

Plus 1 electives from Option B or C below (3 credits)

 

* These courses are required for Delaware C&T (Skilled and Technical Sciences) certification. A teacher who has already earned undergraduate credits for any of the required certification courses should select alternative courses from option B or C to complete the master's degree.

Option B - Instructional Program

MAS 7651 Available Online Adolescent Growth and Development

MAS 7652 Available Online Reading in the Content Areas

MCT 6402 Available Online Advanced Curriculum Design

MCT 6403 History and Regulations of Career and Technical Education

MCT 6404 Career and Technical Education Guidance Practices

MCT 6405 Available Online Career and Technical Education: Community and Business Relations

MCT 6420 Clinical Component (6 credits)

MRD 7805 Available Online Strategies and Techniques for Teaching Reading in the Content Areas

Plus 3 electives from Option C courses below (9 credits)

Option C - Administrative Program

MCT 6420 Clinical Component (6 credits)

MED 6490 Available Online Education, Ethics, and the Law**

MED 7201 Available Online Fiscal Operations and Resources**

MED 7503 Available Online School and Community: Building a Shared Vision**

MED 7590 Available Online School Leadership, Theory and Practice

MED 7701 Available Online Supervisory Leadership: Staff Selection, Appraisal, and Renewal**

MED 7707 Available Online The Principalship (9-12)**

MED 7708 Available Online Curriculum Leadership**

Plus 3 electives from Option B courses above (9 credits)

 

** Courses required for Delaware administrative certification (principal or assistant principal) Current regulations state that in order to qualify for a Delaware school administrator's endorsement, candidates must also have 3 credits in child, youth, or adolescent development at either the undergraduate or graduate level; a DE initial or continuing teaching license; and at least three years of relevant teaching experience.

Qualifications for Degree

All candidates entering the program must register for MED 6102 during the first Block they wish to take courses. Candidates must successfully complete all courses in one of the three options (A, B, or C). Once selected, deviation from the chosen Option must be approved by the Program Coordinator.

Candidates for the Master of Education degree in Career and Technical Education must satisfy Delaware score requirements on all 3 sections of Praxis I (Reading, Writing and Math), or relevant exemption scores, prior to registering for the Clinical Component (MCT 6420). Composite scores are not accepted.

Candidates have two Clinical Component (MCT 6420) options. Candidates who are not currently certified to teach or are not employed in a teaching position who wish to obtain a teaching certification; will complete a student teaching Clinical Component. This will be coordinated through the Office of Clinical Studies.

Candidates who are currently certified to teach, or those wishing to complete the program for reasons other than to receive teaching certification, may elect to complete a Clinical Component (MCT 6420) consisting of a project-based assignment. Candidates for the Master of Education Degree in Career and Technical Education must successfully complete a minimum of 36 graduate-level credits, including the six-credit clinical component (MCT 6420), with a G.P A. of 3.00 or better. The College of Education sets the grade of "C" as the lowest grade that is acceptable in any required teacher preparation course. Courses with a grade of C- or lower must be repeated.

The program must be completed within five years. The College of Education at Wilmington University reserves the right to modify requirements to comply with any licensure/certification changes mandated by the Delaware State Department of Education.

Please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.