The business and marketing education program is designed to develop, extend, and
enhance the professional competencies of business and marketing education teachers.
Completion of the program provides a master of science in education degree and satisfies the requirements for eligibility to apply for permanent/professional certification to teach business and marketing in New York State.
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1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum
cumulative GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale).
2. A New York State Certificate of Qualification (CQ), provisional certificate, or
initial certificate to teach business or distributive education.
Required Professional Courses 18 credits
BME 600 Principles of Business and Marketing Education
BME 601 Research Seminar
EDF 689 Methods and Techniques of Educational Research
BME 602 Curriculum Development and Planning in Business and Marketing Education
BME 604 Improving Instruction in Business and Marketing
BME 605/EDF 611 Evaluation in Business and Marketing Education
CTE 690 or EDF 690 Master’s Project
Elective Courses 15 credits
Courses by advisement that are appropriate in terms of the career goals of the student
Total Required Credit Hours 33 credits
All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated.