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CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION

REAL WORLD SKILLS
 

Career and Technical Education at USU Eastern

Open Entry, Open Exit

Certificate programs in areas such as diesel mechanics, auto mechanics, welding and machine shop are available on your schedule.

Flexible Curriculum

Standalone certificates and stackable credentials are available in that can lead to associate, bachelor, and graduate degrees.

Concurrent Enrollment

Many CTE programs are available to start in high school through concurrent enrollment.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides students with access to high-quality, career-focused programs that result in a university certificate with value in the job market.

Some CTE programs may be completed in one semester, while others can be completed in two semesters or more. CTE gives students the option to continue on to earn an associate or bachelor’s degree from Utah State University.

CTE Programs Lead to Fulfilling Careers

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Over 160,000 students are enrolled in CTE courses in Utah.

Chart Icon66% of new jobs by 2020 will require more than a high school education.

Graduation Cap IconCTE students have a 95% graduation rate.

CTE Tuition & Fees

Career & Technical tuition and fees vary by the program taken.

Program Credits Hours Tuition Student Fee Program Fee Total Program Cost
Accounting Practices 26 780 $1,755.00 $390.00 $40.00 $2,185.00
Apprentice Electrician 40 1200  2,700.00 600.00 0.00 3,300.00
Automated Manufacturing 30 900 2,025.00 450.00 0.00 2,475.00
Automotive Technology 43 1290 2,902.50 645.00 285.00 3,832.50
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 10 300 675.00 150.00 0.00 825.00
CNC Machinist 29 870 1,957.50 435.00 150.00 2,542.50
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) 19 570 1,282.50 285.00 2,255.00 3,822.50
Cosmetology 84 2520 5,670.00 1,260.00 150.00 7,080.00
Diesel Technician - Even Year 28 840 1,890.00 420.00 150.00 2,460.00
Diesel Technician - Odd Year 30 900 2,025.00 450.00 160.00 2,635.00
Digital Design 17 510 1,147.50 255.00 112.00 1,514.50
Emergency Medical Technician / First Responders 16 480 1,080.00 240.00 87.00 1,407.00
Engineering Drafting and Design 25 750 1,687.50 375.00 60.00 2,122.50
Heavy Equipment Operator 19 540 1,215.00 270.00 4,150.00 5,635.00
Instruments and Controls** 54** 1320** 4,436 878.40 0.00 5,314.40
IT Support and Web Development 38 1140 2,565.00 570.00 200.00 3,335.00
Medical Assistant 38 1140 2,565.00 570.00 249.00 3,384.00
Medical Lab Technician (AAS)* 71 * 8,796.00 1,300.00 0.00 10,096.00
Pharmacy Technician 29 870 1,957.50 435.00 0.00 2,392.50
Phlebotomy 7 210 472.50 105.00 74.00 651.50
Police Officer Standards Training - SFO/BCO/LEO* 23 * 3,371.80 499.20 6,115.00 9,986.00
Small Business Operations / Entrepreneurism 34 1020 2,295.00 510.00 40.00 2,845.00
Software Development 30 900 2,025.00 450.00 160.00 2,635.00
Surgical Technology (AAS)* 45 * 5,277.60 780.00 0.00 6,057.60
Web Business 18 540 1,215.00 270.00 72.00 1,557.00
Welding Technology 35 1050 2,362.50 525.00 210.00 3,097.50

* Costs assessed as regular tuition, student fees and course fees.
** Cost assessment split between CTE hours and regular tuition and student fees.

1 CTE Credit = 30 Hours  |  Tuition: $2.25 per hour  |  Student Fee: $0.50 per hour  |  Program Fee: varies by program

 

 

CTE Advising

 To schedule an appointment with a Career and Technical Education Advisor call (435) 613-5440 or book online with your advisor below.

Kim Mortensen

Kim Mortensen

Career and Technical Education (CTE)




Phone:
(435) 613-5462

Email: kim.mortensen@usu.edu
Office: One Stop Student Services

  Make an Appointment

Zak Konakis

Zak Konakis

Career and Technical Education (CTE)




Phone:
(435) 613-5214

Email: zak.konakis@usu.edu
Office: One Stop Student Services

  Make an Appointment

Teryn Lyman

Teryn Lyman

Career and Technical Education (CTE)
Health Professions


Phone: (435) 678-8202
Email: teryn.lyman@usu.edu 
Office: Blanding - Phone and WebEx appointments available

  Make an Appointment