Occupational Education Studies Program

This program is offered in-person or online.

The Bachelor of Science in occupational education studies is a designed specifically for those individuals who wish to become a certified teacher in a CTE subject as approved by the Michigan state Board of Education.

Students may now apply for potential credit for their prior learning and experiences for this concentration. This PLA opportunity would allow prior related work experience to count for up to 30 credits of OES major coursework.

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