The College of Teacher Education of Cebu Normal University covers within its umbrella the flagship programs of the university. The undergraduate programs include Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEEd) and Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEd) with varying fields of concentration and specialization. In their fourth year, the students spend one semester in the CNU- Integrated Laboratory School for intensive Student Teaching. The college also offers Diploma for Professional Education (DPE) and graduate studies programs both in the Masters and Doctorate levels.
The CNU-CTE is named as Center of Training (COT) and Center of Development (COD) by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). It is also Level IV-accredited by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP), the first and only in the Philippines.