Graduate Programs

Join a New Generation of Professionals in Career and Workforce Education

Our programs seek to prepare the next generation of professionals who understand the contemporary challenges and opportunities for improvement across the continuum of career and workforce education, and for strengthening the connections among education, work, and the economy.

Our degree programs are designed for advanced practitioners, leaders, and researchers interested in the generation and dissemination of new knowledge for advancing workforce education policies and practices through research and scholarship and providing service to the profession with local to global implications.

Master’s of Arts in Career and Technical Education
The program is delivered online and is aimed at practicing career and technical educators who teach or serve in leadership positions at the school, technical institute, district, or community college level. For further information visit the program website or contact the program coordinator.


Ph.D. in Career and Workforce Education
This is a research program for professionals who are pursuing mid- or higher-level leadership positions in workforce education and development, and those seeking university faculty positions or consulting careers in research, development, and evaluation. For further information visit the program website or contact the program coordinator.