Career and Technical Education

M.A. Degree in Career and Technical Studies (MACTS)

The M.A. in education with an option in career and technical education is designed to provide advanced and specialized education to personnel working in a variety of settings related to vocational education such as secondary, postsecondary and private schools. The program should also meet the requirements for leadership positions in these facilities.

MA in Career and Technical Education Power Point

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Career Technical Education, MA

Alice Pedersen, RG 203K
(760) 341-2883 x78109

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Requirements for Graduation

  1. 1. A minimum of 45 quarter units of acceptable work, with 32 completed in residence at this university;
  2. 2. A minimum of 22 units of credit taken after a student has been advanced to candidacy for the degree;
  3. 3. A grade point average of 3.0 ("B") in course work taken to satisfy the Master of Arts degree requirements and grades of "C" (2.0) or better in all courses in the program;
  4. 4. Registration and successful completion of a master's degree project (EDUC 600) or comprehensive examination (EVOC 999);
  5. 5. The graduation writing requirement is met upon successful completion of the master's degree project or comprehension examination;
  6. 6. Any additional general requirements not cited above and listed on Page 341.

A satisfactory project is one which can be reported in the form of a paper and/or through other media. The project proposal must be approved by the student's advisor and one other professor in the College of Education and submitted in an approved format. Further information is available from the College of Education regarding an approved format for the project proposal and project.

Students will be encouraged to present projects in a variety of media. The purpose of the project is for the student to communicate ideas gained in research, experimentation and creative endeavors; therefore, students should not feel bound to the traditional forms. All projects will be planned in consultation with the student's advisor. The program may not include more than 13 quarter units in approved extension and transfer courses from other colleges. California State University, San Bernardino will not consider for transfer credit course work from an institution which will not accept that work in its own advanced degree program.

Application Process

Important note: Transcripts from all colleges are needed for the application process.

Epsilon Pi Tau Honorary

The CTS program campus and field Epsilon Pi Tau - Gamma Nu Field Chapter (Chapter News) recognizes academic and professional honors for technology programs in higher education, workforce development programs, and professionals in practice.

EPT - Gamma Nu Chapter Initiation Nov. 3, 2012

For more information please e-mail program coordinator Dr. Joe Scarcella.