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Business Education, Master of Arts in Educational Studies, Workforce Development and Education

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The Master of Arts specialization in Business Education prepares professionals for careers as licensed teachers in public and private schools. The program objectives are to provide an appropriate series of courses and experiences to enable graduates to successfully enter teaching, leadership, training and supervisory positions in the private sector or public agencies and organizations. 

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Program features 

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Career Paths 

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Business education teacher in grades 7-12 
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Business education teacher in the two-year college level

Other possible employment options could include corporate training and development and entry-level management positions in a variety of business and industry settings.

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Funding Options 

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Degree Requirements

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Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a business-related field

Program start

Autumn, Spring, and Summer Semester

Deadline to apply

October 1 for spring semester;
March 1 for summer term;
April 1 for autumn semester

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Licensure Disclosure 

Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at

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