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About the Program
The purpose of this Master’s degree at EMU is to help teachers and
workforce trainers acquire specific knowledge about the applications
and consequences of technology in career education and training.
Insights and leadership skills will be acquired concerning the effects
of technology on work, employees and organizations.
The goals of this Master’s degree program are to:
1. promote understanding of technology as it affects careers and work;
2. provide knowledge of current theory and research relevant to pertinent fields of specialization;
3. demonstrate and model basic competence in applied research;
4. deepen understanding of teaching and training;
5. provide applications of curriculum and program development principles in school and/or workplace programs.
1. Have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a
minimum grade point average of 2.75; applicants not meeting the 2.75
cumulative GPA requirement may be admitted conditionally, based on the
strength of letters of support and scores on the GRE;
2. A GRE score that is not more than five years old;
3. An undergraduate major or minor in business, marketing, technology
or vocational education and hold a valid teaching certificate in any of
those fields or have work experience in a workforce development
position; applicants without certification may be admitted in cases
where the content of this program is deemed appropriate for their
4. International students must meet above requirements and the Graduate
School requirements on the TOEFL. Admission may occur in any semester.
See the Admissions Web site for minimum scores.
About the Curriculum