Why Major in Business Education?

Rapid technological advances have generated growing demand for business leaders nationwide. Graduates from the business education degree program can expect excellent career opportunities in secondary and vocational education as well as in the multifaceted world of government, business and industry.

Known for its technical, hands-on programs, Ferris State University offers business education major students two major courses of study: general business and marketing. Business majors must also choose a minor.

The business education degree program offers a balanced educational background including business professional education and general education courses, field and directed teaching experiences.

Business Education College Graduates Get Great Jobs

The business education degree program prepares students to teach business subjects at the secondary level. Business education degree students select a major in general business or marketing and a teaching minor is required. You cannot have a general business teaching minor with this teaching major.

Business Education Bachelor's Degree Admission Requirements

Business students seeking admission to teacher education programs, such as the business education degree program, must have taken the ACT exam and have a 2.00 overall GPA. College students transferring into the business education program with completed majors or minors must have the appropriate GPA as established by each department.

College Degree Business Education Graduation Requirements

The business education degree program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree through the School of Education, College of Education & Human Services. Graduates of the business education degree program must complete all of Ferris State’s general education, business, and education requirements. Professional education requirements include a semester of directed student business teaching. Consult the business education degree program description for all graduation requirements. A 2.50 GPA is required for satisfactory completion of the business education major.

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