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Program at a Glance

Online Bachelor's
College of Community Innovation and Education
Credit Hours
Tied for #1 Online Bachelor Psychology Program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Enrich the education of others.

Empowering educational environments help learners discover new passions and transform into leaders. With your Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Education, you’ll be prepared to deliver top-notch instruction in a wide variety of settings, laying the foundation for an impactful career for yourself and those you teach.

Through UCF Online, you’ll learn the fundamentals of curriculum development, teaching adult learners, career education and more. Your bachelor’s degree in career and technical education training will give you the tools you need to teach in middle or high schools, correctional institutions, postsecondary technical centers, or colleges.

For students interested in a career leading business and industry workshops, conferences and more, UCF Online offers a Workforce Training and Development track:

Workforce Training & Development Track

Designed to cultivate a new generation of compelling career and workforce training leaders, this track gives you the tools to seamlessly transfer your industry knowledge to adult learners. In addition to the Career and Technical Education core course requirements, students will also take two Upper Division Electives in Workforce Training and Development Fundamentals and Workforce Training and Development Instructional Planning.

Developed for individuals with a background in technical coursework or complementary work experience, our fully online program, including the workforce training and development track, culminates in a mentored internship experience that allows you to implement your new skills in a real-world context. Get started today and set out to change the lives of those you teach!

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Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
November 1
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July 1
November 1
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Course Overview

Professional Roles of the Career & Technical Teacher

Introspection into career and technical education teaching and the transition from industry to education.

Integrating historical principles, career structure, and current trends in technical education.

Planning for and teaching of adult learners in formal & informal career and technical education program settings.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Design and deliver engaging lessons, develop hands-on learning experiences, and integrate industry-relevant content into your teaching.
  • Connect classroom learning to real-world applications, provide students with opportunities for work-based learning experiences and stay updated on industry trends and advancements.
  • Equip students with the knowledge and resources needed to make informed career decisions.

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • CTE Curriculum Specialists
  • CTE Program Coordinators
  • CTE Teacher
  • Corporate or Industry Trainer
  • Learning Development Manager
  • professional development trainer