The Bachelor of Science Degree in Career and Technical Education (CTE) is a degree-completion program designed for people with excellent technical skills and previous work experience who have a background in business, industry, or the military. Typical candidates are:
- New career and technical education teachers who need a bachelor’s degree
- People who want to pursue a career and technical education teaching position at a high school or community college
- People who want to pursue careers in corporate educational positions
The courses in the BS in CTE program have been developed to actively engage the student in meaningful, rigorous, and challenging learning activities.
- The primary goal of the BS in CTE program is to develop outstanding career and technical education teachers at the high school level and highly competent educational trainers and technical support personnel in business and industry.
- Upon program completion, Bachelor of Science Degree in CTE candidates will demonstrate:
- The ability to effectively promote CTE programs and establish partnerships with businesses and the community
- Knowledge of application procedures and requirements for acquiring individual state CTE program approval
- Skills in developing, implementing and assessing curricular and instructional plans that integrate disciplines, apply current educational research findings, encourage parental involvement
- Consider students’ developmental levels and exhibit sensitivity to individual student difference and cultural backgrounds
- Skills in the application and integration of new technologies to enhance the teaching and learning processes
- An appreciation for the Christian perspective and its emphasis on service as a fundamental element of successful teaching and learning
- Effective instructional strategies that engage students in learning and help them be successful in completing graduation and pursuing post-secondary education
- Techniques that support the development of positive parent-school relations
- Collaborative development of a learning organization that meets the needs of students within the constraints of school, district, and community resources and priorities.
Earning Your Bachelor’s in CTE Online
Using cutting-edge curriculum and easy-to-use online learning tools, Concordia’s experienced education leaders will provide you with the best in theory and practice to prepare you for educational leadership positions in both K-12 and higher education. Concordia University’s Career and Technical Education classes are designed so you may turn in assignments convenient to your schedule, remaining within the due dates of the course syllabus. Online classes are eight weeks in length, and can be accessed via the Internet at the time and location that is most convenient for you.
Ready to enroll? Speak with an enrollment specialist: 1 (877) 251-4405 OR start your application here.