About the Program

Accredited: Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) (formerly NCATE)

Enrollment in all teacher education programs follows the guidelines for "Admission to Teacher Education Programs" found in this catalog. Applicants who do not yet meet all admissions criteria should consult with the department.

The master’s program in career and technical education (CTE) extends and improves the professional competencies of CTE teachers. Candidates interested in becoming certified as coordinators of diversified cooperative work-study programs may take the two related required courses: CTE 550 and CTE 555.

Candidates should consult the Teacher Certification website for current seminars and workshops.

Advisement
Students are assigned academic advisers to plan programs based on individual needs and degree requirements.

NOTE: Program is currently under review and revision. Please check with your advisor regarding required courses. All courses should be selected by advisement.

About the Career and Technical Education Department

122 Bacon Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4717
Fax:
https://cte.buffalostate.edu/

Admission Requirements

1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).

In addition, all applicants should review the Admission to a Graduate Program section in this catalog.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (6 credit hours)
BME 602 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING IN BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION 3
SPF 611/BME 605 EVALUATION IN EDUCATION 3

Elective Courses (15-18 credit hours)
Select five to six from the following: 15-18
CTE 530 CAREER EDUCATION: RATIONALE, NATURE, AND CONCEPTS
CTE 536 CONTEMPORARY METHODOLOGY
CTE 550 ORGANIZATION OF DIVERSIFIED COOPERATIVE WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS
CTE 555 OPERATION OF DIVERSIFIED COOPERATIVE WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS
CTE 600 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION
CTE 601 SUPERVISION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
CTE 602 ADMINISTRATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
CTE 603 SELECT TOPICS IN THE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION/SUPERVISION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
CTE 604 TECHNICAL PROJECT
CTE 606 HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION
CTE 620 STRUCTURE OF OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAMS
CTE 625 INTERRELATIONSHIPS OF LABOR, MANAGEMENT, AND OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION

Research and Master's Project (6 credit hours)
BME 601/SPF 689 RESEARCH SEMINAR 3
CTE 690 MASTER'S PROJECT 3

Total Credit Hours 30

Professional Licensure Disclosure
New York State prides itself in the high quality of its licensed and certified professionals. For the protection of its citizens, each license and certificate has requirements that individuals must meet in order to be licensed or certified in New York State. SUNY’s academic programs leading to licensure or certification are carefully designed to meet and exceed these State requirements. This is a role SUNY plays in protecting the public. Other states frequently have their own requirements, so if your goal is to practice in another state, this disclosure will help you check to see what that state requires.

Enrolled students and prospective students are strongly encouraged to contact their State’s licensure entity using the links provided in the full disclosure document to review all licensure and certification requirements imposed by their state(s) of choice.

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