Bachelor of Science in Education: Career and Technical Education (90/30)

Advance your career or find personal enrichment with this degree emphasis. This program is ideal if you:

  • want to train others in the technologies of their field
  • need specific occupational training
  • have occupational work experience or prior college credits

Up to 90 hours of transfer credit

Up to 90 credits may be transferred in from accredited 2-year or 4-year institutions.  Only 30 credits need to be completed at NAU.

Up to 55 hours of occupational experience credit

Choose from 6 emphasis areas

  • Business and Marketing - Emphasis
  • Education and Training - Emphasis
  • Family and Consumer Science - Emphasis
  • Health Careers - Emphasis
  • Industrial and Emerging Technologies - Emphasis
  • Occupational - Emphasis

Degree requirements

To earn this degree you must complete a total of 120 credit hours

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  • 35 units of liberal studies requirements including 6 units of diversity (ethnic & global) OR an AGEC from an Arizona Community College
  • 51 hours of Emphasis Requirements (any combination of coursework in an approved CTE occupational area, 35 hours for NOCTI exam, 20 hours for occupational experience and/or 35 hours for ACE credit)
  • 30 hours of CTE Requirements (NAU CTE coursework including core courses CTE300, CTE340w, CTE396, CTE433, CTE465, CTE495c)
  • 4 hours of Internship credit (which can be met with CTE408, transfer internship credit from a community college, or occupational experience credit)

If you have any question about the NOCTI exams or the occupational experience credit, please contact Nicole Hampton at (928) 523-2560 or

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BSED CTE Information Sheet

Academic Catalog

For more information on this degree, please visit the Academic Catalog.

For more information please contact Nicole Hampton at or 928-523-2560.