Career and Technology Studies (CTS) - Business Education

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  • Bachelor of Management / Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Education (After an approved degree)


  • Lethbridge


Fall & Spring

Program description

Students in the Career and Technologies (CTS) major choose one areas of focus: Business Focus or New Media Focus.

As new students, you will start your path in the Faculty of your focus: Dhillon School of Business in the case of CTS:Business Focus, and Faculty of Fine Arts if you chose CTS: New Media Focus.

Career and Technology Studies: Business Focus (pre-BMgt/BEd)
By blending your Management degree with your passion for teaching and learning, this combined degrees program enables you to apply your Management knowledge and skills to Career and Technology Studies. In this combined degrees program, you will apply the knowledge gained from your subject area while enhancing the skills and methods necessary in the teaching profession.

The five-year combined degree with education prepares students for teaching in the K–12 school system and leads to the award of a Bachelor of Management and a Bachelor of Education (BMgt/BEd). As a general management major, you will have a broad background in all areas of management and maximum flexibility to choose courses that fit your personal and career interests. In addition to the required courses, the major includes six 3000- or 4000-level Management electives.

With this combined degree, students are well prepared to teach in schools and receive an excellent management education that qualifies them to teach in the CTS area. In the education portion of the combined degree, students practice teaching in the schools during three professional semesters. Some typical career paths include a CTS teacher, principal or school administrator.

Learn more about CTS: Business Focus.

Possible careers

  • CTS Teacher
  • New Media Teacher
  • Employee Training Instructor
  • Alumni Relations Coordinator
  • Guidance Counsellor
  • Financial Aid Counsellor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Information Analyst
  • Management Consultant
  • Regional/Urban Planner

Admission requirements


​​​First-year students cannot enter directly into Faculty of Education programs. You must complete two years in a Pre-Education program before applying for admission to the Faculty. Admission to Education is competitive, so your entry depends on your university grade-point average (GPA) and meeting other program specific requirements. The general requirements for education programs include:

  • Education 2500
  • A minimum of 14 graded university-level courses (42 credit hours)
  • A minimum number of courses in teachable subject matter with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • A competitive post-secondary grade-point average

For more complete admission requirements, visit the Faculty of Education. Please also review the additional information below to see if there are any additional requirements for this major.


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Sample classes

  • Management 2700: Research Methodology
  • Management 3040: Finance
  • Education 4321: Social Issues in Education
  • Education 4767: Web Based Teaching

Additional information

Admission to the Dhillon School of Business (pre - B.Mgt./B.Ed)

  • Application Deadline:
    • Fall - June 1
    • Spring - November 1
  • Scholarship Deadlines:
    • December 15
    • March 15

Admission to the Faculty of Education:

  • Application Deadline | February 1
  • Document Deadline | March 1