Career & Technical Education, MEd

Empower Students Through Education

Become a master teacher in CTE subjects, such as educational leadership, nonformal and adult education, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Increase your effectiveness in the classroom and increase your earnings. This master's degree gives you the tools you need to help your students have successful careers.

Degree at a Glance

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*This estimation reflects three semesters of tuition and fees for in-state part-time resident students using the 2022-2023 Tuition & Fee schedule. Final tuition and fees may vary on a case by case basis. Please contact the Utah State University registrar’s department, or see the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for full information regarding tuition and fees.

Career Outlook for Graduates

Because of the depth and broad subjects covered in the CTE master's program, you have a lot of career options. Whichever career you choose, you will be an educator, whether in formal classroom settings or informal business areas. 

You can become vocational counselor, enter education administration, teach elementary or high school, join CTE leadership and industry management, and more.

Why Earn a CTE Degree from USU Online

This 100% online program is designed for current educators who need the flexibility to continue their own education while working. Most of what you learn during this program can be applied in your own teaching immediately. You will improve your teaching ability and become a highly-skilled educator. You have four emphasis options, allowing you to design your degree to fit your needs and interests.

Resources for Online Students

For online students based in Utah, resources such as local support, study spaces, BlueZone WiFi, and testing services, are available at the statewide campus nearest to them. Students both in-state and out-of-state have access to virtual services provided from various organizations and offices based at Logan main campus. See our Student Resources page for more information.

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Out-of-State and International Student Disclaimer
Utah is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) and Utah State University (USU) is an approved SARA institution, which means we adhere to established standards for offering post-secondary e-learning programs in all member states. Please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state and our process for student complaints against the university.
International students studying at USU on the F-1 or J-1 visa must have the majority of their classes each semester be face-to-face in order to meet the physical presence requirement to maintain their visa status. Students on the F-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan or USU Eastern campuses. Students on the J-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan campus.

The First Step is a Conversation. Talk to Debra.

Debra Spielmaker

Debra Spielmaker
Graduate Program Director

(435) 213-5562