Career & Technical Education

Career & Technical Education Degrees

Are you interested in starting a great new career? Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, formerly Professional Technical Education, are designed to give you comprehensive training in just nine to 24 months so that you can move on to that exciting new job.

These programs are fast-paced, but we set the bar high when it comes to quality. The bottom-line goal is simple: we want employers competing to hire you when you graduate. College of Western Idaho (CWI) partners with local employers to ensure that we are providing the exact skills they are looking for. Going to college is about creating a better future, and we do everything possible to make that happen for you.

Degrees and Majors

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC)
Intermediate Technical Certificate (ITC)
Basic Technical Certificate (BTC)


College of Western Idaho (CWI) delivers college credit instruction, certificates and degrees through its memorandum of understanding with the College of Southern Idaho (CSI).  CSI is accredited through The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).  Credits, certificates and degrees earned at CWI appear on CSI transcripts and are transferable to four year institutions, subject to the specific policies of those institutions.