Curriculum and Instruction - Career and Technical, M.Sc., M.Ed.

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University rank #748 (BCR) , NV,
The Department of Teaching & Learning holds as its central mission the preparation and development of educators at all levels. The department ensures that its professional education programs are based on essential knowledge, established and current research findings, and sound professional practice. 


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Formulate performance objectives to guide instruction, utilize cognitive, affective and psychomotor taxonomies, and prepare a task analysis on a performance objective.
  • Develop strategies for diagnosing student skills in order to individualize instruction to meet students' learning styles.
  • Become more proficient in the artistic application of the tools that are at the teacher’s disposal, including classrooms, laboratory/shops, CTSO’s and worksite learning placements, to cause learning to occur.
  • Gain the ability to successfully translate theory into practice in the classroom environment.
  • Distinguish between the several basic types of work experience programs that use the world of work as an educational experience.
  • Identify and explain the chief components/characteristics of cooperative education.
  • Provide an overview of some major historical events in the development of our current career and technical/workforce education programs.

Programme Structure

The Department offers a M.Ed. in 17 areas of concentration as well as a M.S. in 13 of those areas. The master's degree consists of required core courses coupled with courses specifically related to the area of concentration. A culminating experience or thesis concludes the degree and provides evidence of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions gained while in the program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

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    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Upload a Personal Professional Goals Statement document. Explicitly include in the statement your reason(s) for pursuing a master's degree, proposed M.Ed or M.S. concentration, names and contact information for two professional references, and, if applicable, will you be part of a cohort group, e.g., Teach for America (TFA) or the Alternate Route to Licensure Program (ARL) for initial teacher licensure.

Tuition Fee

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    23274 USD/year
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    9364 USD/year
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  • 880 - 1430 USD/month
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