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Business & Marketing Education (BAE)

The Business and Marketing Education (BME) program graduates will meet the education requirements to apply for Residency Teaching certification in Secondary Education as well as a Career and Technical education (CTE) teaching certification in the State of Washington. A BME CTE certification allows educators to teach any business or marketing subject offered in Secondary Education--including skills centers.

What are the degree options?

The degree program in business and marketing education (BAE in Business & Marketing Education) is offered in conjunction with the Department of Education. The College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) provides the required business-related courses in business administration, computer applications, accounting, computer science, and career and technical education. The Department of Education provides courses in professional education and advising toward teacher certification within the state of Washington.

All Career and Technical Education (CTE), Business and Marketing Education (BME), and business administration courses are offered online at least once a year. Tuition and fees for online courses and self-support courses differs from on-campus courses; please contact Student Financial Services for current tuition rates.

Please visit the CTE website for more information.

What can I do with my degree?

Business and Marketing Education (BME) graduates will complete Secondary Education and Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses as well as a multitude of business and marketing related courses through the EWU College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA). In Washington State, graduates will be eligible to teach any of the 50 or more secondary business and marketing courses that a school might offer as well as work-site learning and career choices. Visit The Office of Superintendent of Public Administration's website for current CIP Codes.

BME departments in schools throughout Washington State are including courses that are constantly changing with the business world as well as improved technology. Many course that Washington State schools offer in BME departments are cross-credited with Math, Science, and Art--meeting university-entry requirements for high school graduates.

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