Business Education

This program is offered in-person.

This program offers an Accelerated Graduate Degree Program.

Do you enjoy working in a marketing or business related field? Did you participate in DECA or BPA events in high school? This major prepares students to teach business, marketing, management and technology courses at the middle or secondary level. Business and marketing teachers are in high demand across the country. Most of the recent graduates in this major have secured teaching positions in the state of Michigan before graduating or immediately upon graduation. The business and marketing teacher shortage is expected to grow in the coming years.

"I loved the small cohorts that were available. This allowed me to form a connection with other secondary education students."

- Atiba, alumni

  • 100% 100% of WFED graduates were employed or continuing education within 3 months of graduation.

  • 99% Michigan school principles ranked 99% of new teachers prepared at WMU as "effective" or "highly effective".

  • Real-world Students in this program complete a pre-internship and an internship in the field before graduating.

  • Variety Largest selection of career and technical educational course offerings in the state of Michigan.

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