Business Education (M.Ed.) (2005)

Administered by Department of Business Education and Office Information Systems

Effective Fall, 2004

Admission. Applicants must satisfy the general admission requirements for the School of Graduate Studies as well as the following requirements for the Master of Education in Business Education:

Retention. Requirements for this program are the same as those for the School of Graduate Studies.

Graduation. A minimum of 30 semester hours in graduate-level courses is required. The program consists of five required core courses and five elective courses with an education emphasis.

Certification. Students who wish to receive a K-12, Level I Professional Teaching Certificate in business, computer and information technology from the Pennsylvania Department of Education must fulfill additional requirements in addition to the M.Ed. in Business Education.

Additional coursework in the areas of education and business as determined by the program coordinator after a review of transcripts; complete the requirements for admission to teacher education; complete a semester of student teaching; and pass the Praxis I and II National Teacher Examination tests for business education.

Required Courses

94.500 Office Systems and Information

94.510 Office Systems Applications

94.520 Administrative Communications

94.530 Telecommunications

94.540 Training and Development

Electives: Choose five courses from the following (all elective selections must be approved by advisor)

60.527 Classroom Management and Effective Discipline

Choose one of the following three courses:

60.565 Advanced Foundations of Education
79.593 Studies in Human Diversity
60.506 Multicultural Education

63.540 Intro to Teaching of Reading or 63.546 Reading in the Content Areas

70.516 Psychology of Exceptional Individuals

79.591 Foundations of Education Research

90.581 Seminar in BCIT

90.590 Masters Thesis in Business Education

Other courses as approved by adviser