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Skilled professionals are the lifeblood of Wyoming. You can educate the next generation
and launch your teaching career with University of Wyoming's online Bachelor of Applied
Science in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Our program equips you with the skills
to prepare middle and high school students for a wide range of high-wage, high-demand
careers, such as an engineer, chef, plumber, welder, accountant or computer scientist.
As a student pursuing this CTE degree, you'll learn the best practices of teaching
middle and high school students. You'll gain a deep understanding of effective instruction
and classroom management by spending a large amount of time in the field honing your
craft. Upon graduation you will be eligible to apply for Wyoming teaching licensure.
UW offers this B.A.S. in career and technical education at a distance in partnership with Wyoming community colleges, who deliver the technical content.
Your program will take place entirely online except for a few intensive weekends at
UW-Casper and during your in-person student teaching experience. With the latest online
technology, you'll be connected to faculty and peers, and resources for distance students will support your academic success.
Every community needs CTE teachers. Channel your inner Cowboy and help others find
theirs for the future of the Wyoming workforce.
Educational Trends in Career and Technical Education (EDSE 4070) is being offered
EDSE 4070 is 100% online asynchronous (with support from local community colleges).
No prerequisites required.
We Give You Room to Roam.Our distance-delivered program empowers you to keep other commitments in check while
working toward a viable, applied degree. Plus, you’ll get access to UW resources and support that help you thrive.
Learn the Ropes from the Best.Teaching is a whole new rodeo. Bring your technical knowledge and we will give you
the tools to teach your content area well. Our experienced professors and expert technical
educators offer an all-encompassing methodology that prepares you for the classroom.
Hit the Ground Running.We accept credits from 60+ associate degrees in six CTE content areas. Make the most
of your experience by applying it toward this B.A.S. degree.
Teach life skills and impart Cowboy qualities.Grit. Talent. Neighborly values. These Cowboy qualities make skilled professionals
the lifeblood of every community in Wyoming.
Forge the next generation of the workforce.As a CTE teacher, you will ensure the resiliency of your community by giving promising
young people the tools to make a difference.
Share your passion.You’ve practiced your trade–here’s your chance to pass it on. Use your expertise to
guide new skilled workers and support communities by extension.
Are you wondering how to make the most of your current degree? If you have completed
an Associates degree at your local community college in one of the below areas, you
can transfer into UW's CTE teaching program. Through this pathway, you can start your
teaching career in as little as two years.
Construction, Manufacturing & Trades Technology
* If you currently hold a Wyoming teaching license, you can complete this program at
this community college and be endorsed by the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards
Board to teach CTE.
Family & Consumer Science
Take the fast track with UW’s Teaching Secondary Content Certificate. This alternative licensure pathway allows you to apply for your teaching license
in as little as three semesters.
Explore the Professional Industry Career (PIC) Permit through the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board. These permits allow skilled
professionals without a bachelor's degree to teach grades 6-12 in the field in which
Curriculum RequirementsLearn more about the processand requirements necessary toearn your degree.
Admission RequirementsView information about howto apply to the program.
Program BenefitsSee why you should pursue secondary education at UW.
Speak with an Advisoredquest@uwyo.edu(307) 766-2230