Nov 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Business and Marketing Education, M.S.Ed.

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Jan Held Woodworth

307 Park Hall (for phone appointments)


Admission Information

Program Information

Career and Technical Educator Preparation Department



Business and Marketing Education (All Grades)


The Master of Science in Education degree, major in Business and Marketing Education (all grades) is designed for generalists in the business & marketing field that wish to obtain initial certification to teach different business subject areas in New York State. Admission requires 30 college credits in Business and Marketing as mandated by NYS for teaching certification. Acceptable credits include courses in accounting, marketing, keyboarding, advertising, computer literacy, macro- and microeconomics, money and finance, banking, e-commerce/ international business, and management.

Business and Marketing Education (36 cr)


Degree Candidacy

Candidates accepted into the MSED program within the Career & Technical Educator Preparation Department must apply for Degree Candidacy after completing 12-18 credits of the program.  Any coursework taken in excess of 18 credits without candidacy is liable to forfeiture.  A grade index of 3.00 or better is required to qualify for degree candidacy status.  Submit the candidacy application to the Graduate Studies Office, 606 Culkin Hall; the application and a current transcript will be forwarded to the Career & Technical Educator Preparation Department for review.  Candidates will receive a follow-up letter advising them of their status and remaining requirements to be met.

Graduate Comprehensive Exam

Prior to the completion of the MSEd degree, candidates will successfully completed the Graduate Comprehensive Exam.  Please not that this exam is required of all degree candidates.  The exam is administered once each semester and is held on the Oswego campus, usually on a Saturday.  There is no cost for the exam other than personal expenses for travel and accommodations.  The exam is comprised of essay questions taken from the coursework that candidates have completed during their studies. 


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