The Business Education major prepares you for various teaching positions in junior and senior high school. Valley City State University has a Master of Education (M. Ed.) Degree available for students with an undergraduate Business Education degree. With this additional degree, students are also prepared to teach at the post-secondary level. Graduates with a Business Education major are prepared to teach courses such as keyboarding, accounting, general business, business law, marketing, and computer applications. You may become licensed by the Education Standards and Practices Board to teach Business and Office Technology Education with the option of an additional endorsement in Marketing Education. Graduates are also prepared for careers in the business field as business professionals.
TEACHER EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Typically you are admitted into the Teacher Education program during your sophomore year or the beginning of your junior year of college. Criteria for admission to the Teacher education program are as follows:
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
- Passing the Pre-Professional Skill Test (PPST)
- Demonstrating a proper disposition to teach