The Bachelor of Career and Technical Education (BCTE) is an online degree program that allows prospective and current career and technical education instructors and trainers to obtain a Bachelor of Career and Technical Education degree in career and technical education. Our program prepares you for licensure in Career and Technical Education to teach in secondary schools, as well as to prepare career and technical education instructors and trainers to teach in community and technical colleges, trade and technical institutes, and in business and industry settings
Our program will be the most helpful if you possess or meet the requirements for an Associate of Applied of Science (A.A.S.) degree earned a Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) accredited institution. Your credit hours are used toward 30-58 of the required credit hours for our program.
Learning Format For Career and Technical Education
Our career and technical education program is designed to be completed 100% online. You will complete assignments, readings, tests, and projects throughout the semester. Recorded lectures via Mediasite will connect you with professors and other students on your own time. Your participation, using Mediasite and Blackboard, related to recorded lectures is done on your own schedule, rather than during a specific time.
Advising for Career and Technical Education
When you join our program we want to make sure you have all the resources and advice you need to successfully complete our program. To do this, we offer advising via phone or email. We look forward to working with you!
Career and Technical Education Resources
At ENMU we want to make sure you get the help you need. We offer several tutoring services, including the Online Writing Center (OWL), which is only for distance education students. The OWL is available to help you improve your writing and help you clearly communicate for written, school related projects and assignments. We also have online databases, journal articles and eBooks accessible through the Golden Student Success Center. Since ENMU has a dedicated distance education librarian on staff, you’ll always have the help you need to take advantage of library resources. If you are struggling with course concepts we also offer sessions in Adobe Collaborate. For questions and concerns about homework assignments, projects and grades please email or call your professor.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. As a career and technical education student you can apply for the Olmsted Scholarship or the Family and Consumer Sciences Leadership Scholarship. You can find more information about admissions scholarships and find out why more than $22 million in financial assistance was awarded to ENMU students last year. Once you are an enrolled ENMU student, there are additional scholarships available.
Career Opportunities in Career and Technical Education
Following a supervised classroom internship you can opt to join educationally centered organizations or organizations centered on business development. Potential fields of specialization you may bring to this program include but are not limited to the following: automotive technology, aviation technology, business equipment repair, computer animation, computer information systems, construction trades, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, diesel equipment technology, drafting/design technology, electronics, food service, graphic arts, hospitality services, heating and ventilation and air conditioning, machine tool technology, water treatment management and welding.
In addition to the guidance that is available from faculty advisors, ENMU Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all ENMU students.
Additional Degree Information
On the degree plan section of our site, you can find additional information about the Bachelor of Career and Technical Education degree, including the courses you will take when you're a career and technical education major at Eastern.