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Want to teach business or computer technology at a middle school or high school? Then you'll probably want to study business, computer and information technology education. Our program will prepare you to teach your own classroom of future businessmen and businesswomen.
As a business, computer and information technology education major, you'll take all the necessary education and business, computer and information technology courses to prepare you to lead your own classroom one day. But, it won't be all classroom work. You'll also get a chance to student teach in a middle school or high school class.
When you graduate, you'll be prepared to earn your teacher certification. Most of the students in our program seek teacher certification in Pennsylvania or New York.
What you can do with a degree in Business, Computer & Information Technology Education. Suggested 4-year plan of study
Course Requirements in the Major
READINGS IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE or ADOLESCENT LITERATURE
Total Credits for Major: 123
You need to formally apply to be admitted to the teacher certification program after you complete 48 credits.
Requirements for admission include successfully passing the appropriate basic skills assessments, maintaining a 3.0 overall GPA and receiving no lower than a C- in any course required in the major. Three letters of recommendation as well as a Career Goals Statement are part of the application process. Admission to the program does not guarantee certification but the program is designed to help teacher candidates meet the Pennsylvania Department of Education teacher certification requirements.
For more information about admission requirements, please see the Teacher Education website
Dr. Donna Dombek
Director of Education Program, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Early Level Education
151 Swarts Hall
Dr. Wayne Brinda
Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator of Secondary Education
150 Swarts Hall
Dr. Jonathan Chitiyo
Assistant Professor of Special Education
149 Swarts Hall
It's easy to apply online or print and mail your form.
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