Wayne State College

Skilled and Technical Sciences Education Online Master's Degree

Total hours: 36 hours

Classes for the skilled and technical sciences education master's degree program (curriculum and instruction - instructional leadership MSE) are available online.


Professional education core: 12 hours

  • EDU 603 Introduction to Educational Research and Design (3)
  • EDU 652 Instructional Theory and Practice (3)
  • EDU 658 Fundamentals of Curriculum Development PK-16  (3) 
  • EDU 674 History and Philosophy of Education (3)

Industrial technology concentration: 18 hours

  • ITE 605 Organization of Technology Education Programs (3)
  • ITE 650 Developments in Technology Education (3)

ITE Electives: Choose12 hours from the following:

  • ITE 510 Teaching Techniques: Architecture and Construction (3)
  • ITE 510 Teaching Techniques: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (3)
  • ITE 510 Teaching Techniques: Manufacturing (3)
  • ITE 510 Teaching Techniques: Energy and Engineering (3)
  • ITE 512 Industrial Prototypes and Manufacturing Design (3)
  • ITE 518 Transportation Systems (3)
  • ITE 608 New Techniques for Your Classroom  (3)
  • ITE 695 Independent Study (3)

Electives:  6 hours


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Licensing and Certification: This program is designed for teachers who are already certified in this content area as an opportunity to go deeper into their specialty while simultaneously earning a master’s degree. This program does not meet initial certification/licensure requirements through the Nebraska Department of Education. It has not been determined if this program meets requirements for all other states. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Nebraska, please check that state's licensing board to determine their licensing requirements. Learn more.