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Business Education (M.Ed.) without certification- Blended

Effective: Summer 2016

Individuals who have already obtained a bachelor's degree and would like to receive a Master in Education in Business Education are provided the following program:

Admission Requirements

The Business Education graduate faculty admits students to the Master of Education program based on an analysis of several qualitative and quantitative criteria, including past academic performance, aptitude for business and education studies, professional accomplishments, and motivation. Individuals seeking admission to the program must provide the following admission materials:

Meet general admission requirements for the School of Graduate Studies.

Complete Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) for international applicants whose native language is not English with a recommended score of 590, 243 on computer test and 100 (minimum of 20 in each category) on the web-based test.

We will also accept official scores of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 7.5.

Please note: Graduate Assistants and Financial Aid are only available to students who have completed all admission requirements for the graduate program. Graduate courses are scheduled through the College of Business Graduate Secretary; undergraduate prerequisite courses are scheduled through the Adult Advisement Office located in the Student Service Center.

The Business Education program at Bloomsburg University is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and CAEP- Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

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 for those seeking an M.ED. in Business Education without certification. The program consists of eight required core courses and two elective courses with an education emphasis. In the event that a business education instructor returns to obtain a M.Ed., required courses that were taken at the undergraduate level will be waived in lieu of additional elective courses suited for the student’s future goals.

REQUIRED GRADUATE COURSES (grade of “B” or better)

BUSED.501 Intro to Business Education

BUSED.521 Research in Business Education

BUSED.581 Seminar in BCIT

INSTTECH.542 Tech Apps for Classroom

INSTTECH.584 On-line Course Design

SPECED.516 Orientation to Exceptionalities

SPECED.557 Linking Assessment Instruction for students with Disabilities

AUDSLP.532 or PROFSTUD.594 English Language Learner

GRADUATE COURSE ELECTIVES-grade of “B” or better

(Must take 6-8 credits of electives)

EDFOUND.527 Classroom MGMT & Eff Discipline

EDFOUND.516 Computers and the Curriculum

EDFOUND.565 Advance Foundations for Education

EDL.503 School Law & Finance

EDL.501 Organizational Behavior and Program Dev

EDL.505 Curriculum and Instruction – Theory, Design and Dev

ITM.512 Web and Mobile Dev for Business

ITM.590 Strategic ITM

ITM.592 Data Mgmt. for Bus Intelligence

ITM.510 Business Applications

INSTTECH.572 Intro to Authoring

Total Program Credits = 30 graduate credits

This program is designed to be a Blended format, with many courses being taught on-line.