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:
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.
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
(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.