Secondary Business Program Overview

Business education teachers help students reach their full potential as consumers, savers, investors, and working professionals by exposing them to economics, management principles, personal and corporate finance, and technology. This exposure enables students to begin to understand how to manage their finances, how to act in a professional manner, and how to collaborate in the workplace. It sets the stage for students to be prepared for their future roles as employees, managers, executives, and entrepreneurs. Topics covered include: the true value of a dollar, the importance of having strong credit, how to budget finances, and how interest rates work.

Secondary Business Certification Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field (i.e. Business Management, Accounting, Finance), OR
  • 30 undergraduate credits in business plus 9 in a related area