Master of Education in Career and Technical Education

When you’re ready to share your professional expertise in a classroom, earn Temple’s Master of Education in Career and Technical Education广发娱乐首页. Whether you come from the office or the workbench, this degree will prepare you to gain credentials to teach in Pennsylvania’s public K–12 schools.

Your studies will focus on an area of expertise offered through one of three concentrations.

  • Business, Computer and Information Technology Education
  • Industrial Education
  • Marketing Education

Along with trends and developments in your chosen area of focus, you will study child and adolescent development, teaching models, and inclusive school practices. You will also learn to adapt curriculum for students of varying backgrounds, levels of knowledge and language use.


Every Career and Technical Education MEd student must focus on a specific content area as they pursue the degree. Your options include

  • Business, Computer and Information Technology Education

    广发娱乐首页Combine all elements of teaching with a program tailored for professional technology instructors, from information technology to specialized industrial processes. You will earn an endorsement for a PA Level I Instructional Certificate while completing the coursework, research and student teaching requisite for career success.

  • Industrial Education

    Become an effective teacher of industrial education in grades 7 through 12. Learn about diverse types of teaching environments and transitional skill attainment strategies for application of knowledge in various career and technical program areas. This program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a teacher certification program and accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

  • Marketing Education

    广发娱乐首页Spread the knowledge of advanced communication with a degree designed to produce skilled, experienced teachers of marketing and its related fields. You will earn an endorsement for a PA Level I Instructional Certificate while completing the coursework, research, and student teaching requisite for career success.

Teacher Certification

This program prepares you to successfully complete , allowing you to apply for a Pennsylvania Instructional I Teaching Certificate. .

Career and technical education students collaborating

Tuition & Fees

广发娱乐首页In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Master of Education offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2019–2020 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $942.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,297.00 per credit


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Completion Requirements

The degree program consists of 11 courses, or 33 credits. All students complete coursework on research methods and foundations of language teaching for English language learners. Courses can be taken on Temple’s Main Campus in Philadelphia. Classes are offered after 4:30 p.m. and you can pursue the program full- or part-time. You have up to four years to complete your degree.

Culminating Events

广发娱乐首页No thesis or exam is required. Your degree culminates with a full-time teaching placement where you teach under the supervision of a Temple faculty member. In addition, you complete a related seminar course.

Occupational Competency Assessment

If you are pursuing the Industrial Education concentration, you must demonstrate valid expertise in your vocational skills area by successfully passing the Occupational Competency Assessment (OCA) exam. Get additional information about .

Student Clubs & Organizations

Find peer support and leadership opportunities while tackling the challenges of your program. You'll also find opportunities to give back to the community, either locally or globally. Students can join the 

  • , which runs community-based events such as school supply drives, as well as professional development workshops and activities. The organization upholds a strong commitment to social justice, regularly organizing political events and engaging in projects with community partners. 
  • , a student employee union that maintains positive working lives and conditions for graduate student assistants.
  • , which hosts events to share effective classroom techniques and other resources for developing teachers.

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For more information about this program, the College of Education, how to apply for admission, and your application status, contact Enrollment Management.

Enrollment Management
Ritter Annex 150
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-8011


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