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Business and Marketing Education, PTC

About the Program

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Accredited

Enrollment in all teacher education programs follows the guidelines for "Admission to Teacher Education Programs" found in the catalog. Applicants who do not yet meet all admissions criteria should consult with the department.

This program is for students currently holding a bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree and would like to pursue teaching business and marketing education in a secondary school environment in New York State.

About the Career and Technical Education Department

122 Bacon Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4717

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission,* the following requirements must be satisfied: (1) Completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration of at least 36 credit hours in business and business-related courses, such as computer science and economics, with a minimum 2.5 GPA. The department will accept up to 6 credits in either CIS and/or economics. All other courses should match the required courses in the business/marketing education major. (2) Provide a resume. (3) Provide a statement of qualification (essay format).

Note: This program is considered a postbaccalaureate program. Interested students should apply through the Graduate School.

Program Requirements

Business Core 36 cr
Accepted courses per review of Business and Marketing Education Program.

Professional Courses 33 cr
BME 301/CTE 301 Principles of Business/Marketing and Technology Education
BME 302/CTE 302 Curriculum and Evaluation in Business and Marketing Education
BME 303 Instructional Strategies in Business and Marketing Education
BME 411/CTE 404 Applied Teaching Methods in Business and Marketing
BME 415 Student Teaching (6)
BME 416 Student Teaching (6)
SPF 303/503 Educational Psychology/Secondary
EDU 416 Teaching Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools
EXE 100/ CTE 421 Nature and Needs of Individuals with Special Needs

Total Required Credit Hours 69 credits

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