Zeigler College of Business

Master in Business Education (M.Ed.)

Graduates of BU's masters of education in business education program have specialized knowledge and skills for teaching business, computers and information technology; training and developing employees for business and government, as well as teaching in higher education or proprietary business schools.

Are you interested in?

  • Developing the potential in others?
  • Making a difference in tomorrow's workforce?
  • Coaching and advising student teams and organizations?

BU's business education graduate program ...

  • Builds upon your foundation and experience in the business sector
  • Offers practical and realistic learning activities
  • Provides hands-on instruction in new and emerging information technology to engage students
  • Includes teaching and learning observations and experiences in K-12
  • Diverse educational settings
  • Prepares for PA certification (#61-1603) in business, computer and information technology
  • Affords the opportunity for advanced graduate study in business, education or related fields
  • Is a nationally known and accredited business education program

M.Ed. Program Coordinator
  Margaret O'Connor, D.Sc. | moconno1@bloomu.edu

Department of Business Education
345 Sutliff Hall
Phone: 570-389-4771
Fax: 570-389-4912


CAEP Accreditation


Required Courses Offered: Administrative Communication, Business Information Systems Applications, Business Information Systems and Technology, Clinical Studies in BCIT, Field Experience in BCIT, Instructional Strategies and Assessment in BCIT, Telecommunications, Training and Development and Professional Semester in BCIT.

Elective courses offered: Classroom Management and Effective Discipline, Foundations of Educational Research, Multicultural Education, Orientation to Exceptionalities, Reading in Content Area, along with School Law and Finance and Studies in Diversity.


M.Ed Track with Certification - 46 credits

  • Obtain BCIT Certification K-12 by PDE
  • Blended program, mostly on-line
  • 12 required courses and six electives
  • Students teach 16 weeks in a PA public school district
Career Options
  • Teach K-12 and post-secondary students in business, computers and information technology (BCIT)
  • Train managers for business and government
  • Teach in proprietary business schools

M.Ed Track with No Certification - 30 credits

  • Blended program, up to 100% on-line
  • Eight required courses and two electives
  • Learn about new technology and research for current BE teachers


Career Options
  • Fulfill credits for PA Level II certification
  • Teach at university level or proprietary business schools
  • Train managers for business and government

Out-of-state Licensure and Certification

Bloomsburg University is approved to offer Education programs that lead to certification in Pennsylvania. While we regularly monitor licensure/certification laws in each state, state requirements are subject to change without notice. If you are interested in certification outside of Pennsylvania, we encourage you to contact the appropriate state licensing agency to seek guidance and verify requirements before beginning a program and during your program of study.

Please visit intranet.bloomu.edu/state-authorization and www2.ed.gov/about/contacts/state for more information. If you are planning to teach in New Jersey, please note that you may be required to complete the edTPA, a performance based assessment. It is strongly recommended that you contact the school district(s) of interest and the New Jersey Department of Education for more information specific to New Jersey.