Career Technical Education Credit

Begin your CMU teaching career

​Successfully complete your teacher education program at your Career Technical Education (CTE) center and you’ll earn free credit for Central Michigan University's Introduction to Teaching course (EDU 107).​​

How does the program work?

After you complete your Michigan Department of Education (MDE) approved CTE Teacher Academy class, Central Michigan University will award university credit for EDU 107.

Here's what you need:

  1. A minimum grade of B (3.0 out of a 4.0 scale.)
  2. Full completion of your High School CTE program.

The CTE course is applied to the ​CMU Bachelor of Science in Education degree. You’re on your way to Central Michigan University's teacher education program.

What's next?

Apply and be admitted to Central Michigan University within five years of completing the CTE Education Program. Successfully complete a minimum of 12 semester hours at Central Michigan University.​

​Six steps to earn your credit.

Get your articulated credit and observation hours.

  1. ​Successfully complete a CTE Education Program.
  2. Apply to Central Michigan University indicating an interest in teacher education.
  3. Share your completion of a CTE Education Program with the teacher education academic advisors at CMU's Freshman Orientation.
  4. Receive Introduction to Teaching (EDU 107) credit upon successful completion of 12 credits at CMU.
  5. Utilize the teacher education academic advisors, to begin and complete the process of applying to the program.
  6. Enter Central Michigan University's teacher education program!​