Education, Career & Technical

master of Science

Ferris State University

Structured to develop and/or improve occupational competency and instructional skills for occupational instructors in allied health, business, industrial and technical education at secondary and post-secondary levels, personnel in business and industrial training and development, or personnel in related fields.
Emphasizes professional development, scholarship, updating, and career and technical instruction to meet continuing teacher certification and administrative requirements. Unique to the program are provisions for advanced skill development and technical updating for candidates in their occupational subject matter through the use of field experiences and advanced course work.

You can design your degree around one of the following specialties:

Instructor concentration -  primarily for vocational teachers who want to further their teaching skills and competence and enhance their subject-area expertise.

Postsecondary Administration concentration - for those seeking a position as a postsecondary administrator such as a community college or university coordinator or department head.

Ferris State University (Suite 100)

Main Office, Northern Region
Phone: (231) 995-1734 or (866) 857-1954
Fax: (231) 995-1736
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Bachelor’s Programs:

  • Accountancy/Public Accountancy
  • Business Administration (BS)
    – Aviation
    – Maritime Deck Officer
    – Maritime Engine Officer
    – Professional Track
  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)
  • Computer Information Technology (CIT)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Hotel Management
  • Hotel Management with Culinary Emphasis
  • Industrial Technology & Management (tentative Fall 2014)
  • Information Security & Intelligence
  • Nursing (RN-BSN)
  • Secondary Teacher Education (check with FSU on available majors)
  • Social Work
  • Technical Education

Post-Bachelor’s Program:

  • Post-BA/BS Teacher Certification, Secondary & Technical Education

Master’s Programs:

  • Career & Technical Education
    – Instructor
    – Postsecondary Administrative
  • Education-Curriculum & Instruction
    – Special Education (LD, AU, EI)
    – Subject Area


  • Homeland Security: Digital Security & Forensics
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Special Event & Meeting Planning (SEMP)


  • Educational Planned Program
  • Endorsement: Secondary
  • Endorsement: Special Education (LD, AU, EI)