B.S. Career, Technical Education & Training Online

Prepare to teach and train adults in technical disciplines.
Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery Online

Make a Difference Teaching Technical Education.

UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science (B.S) in Career, Technical Education & Training is a degree completion program designed for working adults who aspire to teach in a technical or community college setting. This program provides instructors and non-instructors the opportunity to articulate an Associate’s Degree or Technical Diploma to a Bachelor's Degree by expanding their technical knowledge to include expertise in instruction, leadership, course construction, and evaluation.


100% of Graduates Are Employed or Continuing Education.

If your goal is to be a trainer in business or industry, then UW-Stout's B.S. CTET program provides many opportunities unavailable in other technical teacher education programs. / UW-Stout

Career-Defining Curriculum

Our curriculum prepares you to teach in post-high school settings, such as technical and community colleges and training programs in business and industry. Graduates have gone on to teach in such diverse subject areas as automotive technology, diesel technology, building construction, culinary arts, machine tool, drafting, dental assistant, and many more.


Program Overview

View program plans, credit requirements and course descriptions.



Program Highlights

  • Transfer-friendly degree
  • Discipline-focused curriculum
  • Option to earn a specialization in Training and Human Resource Development
  • Maximum transferability of college credits from most technical and community colleges
  • Credit for prior learning options available
  • Financial aid options available
  • Faculty with business and industry experience

This convenient online program allows students to complete their bachelor's degree in as little as two years with year-round registration.

Earn a Professional Certificate While Fulfilling Your Degree Requirements

Enhance your knowledge and skills in a critical area related to career and technical education. This professional certificate will expand your career opportunities while the related courses fulfill your B.S. Career, Technical Education & Training’s elective requirements. 

Teaching Adult Learners Certificate

UW-Stout's Teaching Adult Learners Certificate is designed to help professionals develop the competencies and strategies to empower adult student success.
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Tuition & Fees

Customized Instruction at UW Stout can be described as programs that are designed with the adult learner in mind. If you're comparing UW-Stout's online degree customized instruction (CI) tuition to our competitors, keep in mind:

  • Customized instruction tuition rate includes the textbook rental fee.
  • There are no additional university-based semester or technology fees.
  • Students in customized instruction programs pay the same rate of tuition regardless if Wisconsin residents, out-of-state or international participants.

Value for Your Money

There’s more to value than just tuition. UW Stout also provides:

  • Program Director – faculty with discipline expertise.
  • Student Services adviser – one point of contact, providing support to students for each program.
  • Course sequences and matrices – know what courses are offered when so you can plan ahead.
  • Courses and programs may be stackable for use in another program.
  • Courses are flexible and convenient for working professionals.

Other universities will present costs and value differently - make sure you're comparing apples to apples.

Program Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee Members

Suzanne BellmanInstructorFox Valley Technical College
Nancy ChapkoUW-Stout Student and Instructional DesignerGateway Technical College
Elisia GonsowskiHR GeneralistRiverside Machine
Jacob GriggsIntructor, Education Advocate and Media SpecialistWestern Technical College
Tanna Hanson HR Fox Valley Technical College
Shannen Jochim Student Services AdviserUW-Stout Online
MandyJohnson FQAS Coordinator WTCS 
AnneKampsDirector of learning Innovations NWTC
GeorgiosLoizidesSociology Professor UW-Stout 
RachellePhakitthong Chippewa Valley Technical College
Matt SimoneauProgram DirectorUW-Stout 
Julia TronnierStudent Services AdviserUW-Stout Online
Sandy WhiteStudent Services AdviserUW-Stout Online
Linda YoungAdmissions UW-Stout Admissions

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