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 this catalog. Applicants who do not yet meet all admissions criteria should consult with the department.
All teacher education programs include a clinical/field component. If you have been convicted of a felony, your criminal history record may impede your ability to complete this program and/or become a NYS certified teacher. Please review Buffalo State's Admission of Persons with Prior Felony Convictions Policy.
Completion of a Buffalo State Educator Preparation Program leads to a college recommendation for NYS Teacher Certification. Buffalo State cannot determine the acceptability of an Educator Preparation Program for licensure/certification in another U.S. state or territory. To access Buffalo State’s full Interstate Disclosure document, including a full list of education departments for other states, go to teachercertification.buffalostate.edu/teaching-other-states.
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.
All applicants for Professional Certification in New York State must show evidence of completing the required seminar in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (DASA Training).
Completion of the program provides a master of science in education degree and satisfies the requirements for eligibility to apply for professional certification to teach business and marketing in New York State.
About the Career and Technical Education Department
122 Bacon Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4717
1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale)
2. Initial certificate in business and marketing.
Required Professional Courses 18 credit hours
BME 600 PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION 3
BME 601 RESEARCH SEMINAR 3
or SPF 689 METHODS AND TECHNIQUES OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
BME 602 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING IN BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION 3
BME 604 IMPROVING INSTRUCTION IN BUSINESS AND MARKETING 3
BME 605/SPF 611 EVALUATION IN BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION 3
CTE 690 MASTER'S PROJECT 3
or SPF 690 MASTER'S PROJECT
Elective Courses (15 credit hours)
Courses by advisement that are appropriate in terms of the career goals of the student 15
Total Credit Hours 33