Bachelor of Science in Career & Technical Education
Appalachian State University

Program Details

The online BS in Career & Technical Education is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills required to teach highly relevant subjects to students at both the middle and high school levels, showing today’s youth how to use the latest technologies and compete in business and industry. In addition, graduates of the CTE undergraduate degree program may choose to enter the industry as trainers, community colleges and career centers as instructors, and cooperative extension agencies. Five tracks are offered so that students may specialize their degree:

  • Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
  • Business, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education
  • Technology, Engineering and Design Education
  • Trade and Industry Education
  • Family & Consumer Sciences Education


This is a bachelor completion program that requires a total of 123-128 credit hours, including transfer credits.

  • Transfer Admission to the university 
  • Minimum of 30 transfer credit hours

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges