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Education Specialist in Career & Technical Education

Program Details

At University of Wisconsin-Stout, the Education Specialist degree in Career and Technical Education is intended to prepare leaders for secondary and post-secondary schools, and in business and industry, by providing further expertise in teaching, mentoring, coordination, training and supervision. Degree coursework and experiences fall into three general areas of study: professional education, applied research, and business and industry. Individual programs covering these categories are planned jointly by the student and the program director. Skills, knowledge and aptitudes required to achieve student goals are matched with graduate level learning experiences including coursework and seminars that utilize UW-Stout's state-of-the-art facilities. Off-campus learning may be facilitated through internships, outreach courses, independent study, distance education and a field study. Theory is applied through real-life problems in education, business and industry. Program flexibility enables students to pursue individual career emphasis in the areas of: Leadership and Supervision, Technology Applications, Safety and Environmental Control, and Manufacturing.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission