Undergraduate WFED/Business & Marketing Education

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Bachelor of Science in Education, WFED Major/Business and Marketing Education Specialization

BGSU’s Workforce Education and Development major with a specialization in Business and Marketing Education bachelor's degree is one of the most respected programs of its kind in Ohio and the country. We provide you with unique opportunities to gain real-world experience during business internships and student teaching as you prepare for teaching and business careers. BGSU is the only university in Ohio that offers a program that leads to licensure to teach marketing in high schools and is the major supplier of business (including computer applications) and marketing education professionals in the state.

Bachelor of Science in Education, WFED Major/Business and Marketing Education Specialization

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Qualified business and marketing educators are currently in high demand in middle schools, high schools, high school career centers, community and technical colleges, and business and industry. In this degree program, you’ll receive a broad background in both business and methodology classes, and gain experience with some of the same state-of-the-art software in use at today’s leading global businesses. Courses in a variety of business and technology subjects provide a solid business background and help you develop skills in marketing, management, entrepreneurship, communication, accounting, finance, economics, information technology and web design.

Among the subjects graduates of this program will be licensed to teach are:

  • Accounting
  • Business law
  • Computer applications
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General business
  • Interactive media
  • Information technology applications
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Personal and business finance
  • Word/information processing

A Legacy of Success

Graduates of this program have found success as teachers, and with advanced degrees have moved on to positions such as counselors, principals and superintendents; in colleges and universities as instructors, administrators and student personnel; in government agencies such as the State Department of Education; and in business and industry in accounting, management, marketing, offices, sales and small business.