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About the Department

The Department of Career and Technology Education at UCM offers programs in agriculture teacher education, business teacher education, engineering and technology teacher education, family consumer sciences teacher education, and occupational education. Degrees include the Bachelor's, Master's, Education Specialist, and Graduate Certificate. The purpose of our department is to provide leadership (state, regional, national, and international) through research and development of curricula, and deliver pre- and in-service training for educators.

Career opportunities vary including college level instructor, DECA teacher/advisor, public or private school teacher, trade, industrial, or health science instructors, and others. Our department provides options to develop expertise and advancement in these areas.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

 

Message from the Chair

A Letter from the Department Chair

Welcome to the Department of Career & Technology Education (CTE). Our department is a large, diverse unit that serves undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees and certification requirements in multiple areas related to education. We believe you will find a home here if you are interested in agriculture teacher education, business teacher education, engineering and technology teacher education, family and consumer sciences teacher education, or occupational education.

We are proud of the positive reputation our programs have earned over the years through the dedicated efforts of faculty and staff that place a high priority on using a student-centered approach to preparing quality graduates. You will find more specific information on our various programs and people as you navigate our website. Thank you for your interest in our programs and contact us to let us know how we might assist you.

Sincerely,

Dr. Bart Washer
Professor and Chair
Department of Career & Technology Education