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.
Pass Graduate Record Exam on the general knowledge section with a recommended minimum score of 450 for Verbal Reasoning, 420 for Quantitative and 4.0 on Analytical Writing
Pass all of the following:
Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Tests
|#710 Reading||Score of 172||#710 Reading||Minimum Score of 171|
|#720 Writing||Score of 173 OR||#720 Writing||Minimum Score of 170|
|#730 Math||Score of 173||#730 Math||Minimum Score of 171|
|Total Required = 518||Composite total required = 521|
Praxis II: Subject Test
|#0511 Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge||Score of 150|
Complete Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) for international applicants whose native language is not English with a recommended score of 550 or 213 on computer test.
Submit current resume including professional background, education, and other experiences.
Submit letter of intent stating your rationale for seeking admission to the program.
Obtain two letters of recommendation with names, addresses, positions, and telephone numbers of references who have knowledge of applicant's academic and/or professional background.
Until all admission requirements have been completed, students with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale can complete up to 12 graduate credits as a non-degree student and must earn a grade of "B" or better to proceed in the program. Students may transfer up to nine hours of graduate courses, in which a grade of "B" or higher is earned from another accredited college or university, with the approval of the graduate program advisor. All graduate courses and undergraduate courses must be completed prior to student teaching.
Until all admission requirements have been completed, students with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 on a 4.0 scale can only complete a maximum of 9 graduate credits as a non-degree student and must earn a grade of "B" or better to proceed in the program. All graduate courses and undergraduate courses must be completed prior to student teaching.
Please note: Graduate Assistants and Financial Aid are only available to students who have completed all admission requirements for the graduate program. Full-time students can complete the program in four semesters (including summer sessions). Graduate courses are scheduled through the BE/ITM/MIS Department 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 the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education"
ITM.500 Business Information Systems and Technology
ITM.510 Business Information Systems Applications
ITM.520 Administrative Communications
ITM.540 Training and Development
Graduate Course Electives
Five graduate electives (must be approved by advisor)