Career and Technical Education - MS
The Master of Science in Career and Technical Education prepares students to pursue advancement in career and technical programs at the secondary and postsecondary level in teaching and administration, or to prepare technologists with advanced technical management skills to manage personnel training and facilities.

Program Requirements

Degree Plan

Satisfy University admission requirements. The requirements can be found on the MSU admission requirements webpage. Please see the degree plan for specific courses for the option. Satisfy the following: 
1. General admission to graduate study.
2. Satisfy one of the following:
a. Minimum score of 700 on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE and a minimum of 3.0 undergraduate grade point average in major field.
b. GRE (verbal & quantitative) X GPA = 2,100.

Degree requirements: 
1. Be unconditionally admitted to the program.
2. Successfully complete and defend a thesis or pass both a written and oral comprehensive exit examination (passing grade for written examination is 70 percent).
3. Must complete the required course work with a minimum graduate cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Science in Career and Technical Education is designed to prepare students for positions such as technology and CTE teacher, technical school principal, KCTCS faculty, KCTCS administrator, program coordinator, chair and dean.

MSU's Career Services offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.

  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
    1-800-585-6781
  • MSU at Ashland
    1400 College Drive, Ashland, KY 41101
    800-648-5370
  • MSU at Mt. Sterling
    3400 Indian Mound Drive, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
    859-499-0780
  • MSU at Prestonsburg
    6 Bert Combs Drive, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
    800-648-5372
  • MSU at West Liberty
    155 University Drive, West Liberty, KY 41472
    606-743-1500
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