Business Education Major


Instructor teaching marketing algorithms.

Program overview

This program is offered in-person.

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.

Areas of teaching

    • Marketing
    • Intro to business
    • International marketing
    • Sports and entertainment marketing
    • Fashion marketing
    • Computer application
    • Computer animation
    • Website design
    • Digital nedia
    • Management
    • Personal finance
    • Business law
    • Business ethics
    • Accounting

Many teachers within this teaching area advise career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) such as DECA and BPA.


The business education major is an approved state Board of Education and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) teacher education program.


This degree program leads to a state of Michigan standard certificate, which can include a standard CTE vocational certificate.


For class listings, program guides and other resources, visit the advising page for the business education major.


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Work experience

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