Emphasis in Career & Technical and Postsecondary Education

Mr. Brian Baird at ACTE

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Program Overview

A description of the Career & Technical and Postsecondary Education emphasis.

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Program Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction with a Concentration in Career & Technical and Postsecondary Education (CTPE) is a research and professional leadership degree. It is designed to develop future leaders/educators who will make well-informed, theory-based, research supported, and data driven decisions related to planning, organizing, delivering and evaluating the many components and systems connecting education, work, and economic development. Program graduates typically seek research and teaching faculty positions in universities; administrative and policy positions in local, state and national education and other governmental agencies; instructional/curricular leadership positions within school districts; leadership and teaching positions in secondary, community and technical colleges, and training positions in a variety of adult education and training environments.


Course Plan


Career Opportunities

Graduates will be prepared to assume leadership positions in Southern Nevada and throughout Nevada and the Nation.


CTPE Graduate Faculty

For further information, you are invited to contact any of the faculty listed below.


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