Chart the course that fits your career plans with a custom program
Plot the academic course that meets your professional needs by
choosing from three options built into the MEd in Business/Workforce
Select from a business specialization with a possible path
toward teaching certification, a workforce specialization focusing on
training and technology, and an administrative specialization targeting
curriculum development and supervision of vocational programs.
Designed to meet the needs of a wide variety
of individuals, this program includes a common core of 18 credits, plus
12 credits of courses in your specialization that meet your professional needs and interest.
The Business specialization is of interest to individuals desiring to
enhance their knowledge of pedagogy, study current business issues and
trends, and expand the use of technology in the learning environment. In
addition, an opportunity is available for an individual to complete the
requirements for initial Pennsylvania K-12 teaching certification in
Business, Computer, and Information Technology (business education).
This opportunity requires the completion of additional course work
beyond the 30 credits required for the MEd.
The Workforce specialization is of interest to individuals desiring
to broaden their understanding of business, to enhance their knowledge
of industry training, and to update their understanding of new
technologies used in the workforce.
The Administrative specialization provides an option for candidates
interested in curriculum development and supervision of vocational
programs. An enhancement of this specialization is the opportunity to
complete the requirements for Pennsylvania Department of Education
certification as a supervisor of vocational education. This opportunity
requires the completion of additional coursework beyond the 30 credits
required for the MEd.
Courses can be taken on either a full- or part-time basis, with
classes offered during the evening; a full schedule of course offerings
is available in the summer. Needs of each student are addressed through
individual attention, flexible scheduling, and opportunities for
Upon admission to the School of Graduate Studies and Research, the
student is assigned an advisor to assist in tailoring the program to
meet individual goals. This flexibility is a key feature of the program.
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