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Business and Marketing Education, PTC

About the Program

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. 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.

About the Career and Technical Education Department

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

Program Requirements

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

Professional Core 33 cr
BME 301W/CTE 301 Principles of Business/Marketing and Technology Education
BME 302/CTE 302 Curriculum and Evaluation in Business/Marketing and Technology Education
BME 303 Instructional Strategies in Business and Marketing Education
BME 411/CTE 404 Applied Teaching Methods in Business Education
BME415 Student Teaching (6)
BME 416 Student Teaching (6)
SPF 303/503 Educational Psychology
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

All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated.

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