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Business Teacher Education

6-12 Business Teacher Education Endorsements

McPhillips_CheckbooksBusiness Teacher Education is a major with excellent employment opportunities because of a steady demand for business teachers. The program is accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Our two degree programs prepare teachers for careers in teaching and in business:

  • teaching in public and private schools.
  • teaching in community colleges.
  • working in business and industry.
  • working in human service agencies.

The two teaching degrees available through Business Teacher Education include:

6-12 Business, Marketing, and Information Technology Teaching Field Endorsement

The field endorsement prepares graduates to teach middle school/junior high (6-8), and high school (9-12), all business subjects, and/or manage computer networks.

Go to catalog for degree requirements.

6-12 Basic Business Teaching Subject Endorsement*

The basic business subject endorsement prepares graduates to teach:

  • Accounting principles.
  • Beginning computer technology
  • Consumer skills
  • Economic concepts.

Go to catalog for degree requirements.

Diversified Occupations Supplemental Vocational Endorsement

The Diversified Occupations Supplemental Vocational Endorsement is offered totally online for teachers wishing to add the endorsement to their certificate. UNK currently offers the one required class: BSED 431, Coordinating Techniques. Another class, Foundations and Contemporary Issues in Career Education (Principles of Career Education), is offered on an irregular basis. In addition to these career classes, a candidate for the endorsement must furnish proof of 1,000 hours of work experience (not in teaching) or complete an internship class for work experience hours.

For more information about business education in schools visit the Nebraska Department of Education, Business, Management, and Information Technology Web site, BMIT.