May 19, 2024  
2007-2008 Graduate Catalog 
2007-2008 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business and Marketing - Professional Certification

Business and Marketing, grades K-12

  • Professional Certification

The purpose of this program is to provide students with extended subject matter competence, pedagogical skills, and learning experiences that will enhance their contribution and participation within the instructional work force. This program is driven by a commitment to high standards and accountability offering students experiences that foster professionalism within the affective domain. This program will:

  • recognize the diversity and change in society;
  • integrate technological information/data and use this information as an instructional tool;
  • maintain partnerships with multiple stakeholders groups;
  • provide learning experiences that are holistic in structure;
  • structure learning experiences that offer a sense of integration with life experiences;
  • model the relationship-based nature of teaching;
  • provide a broad range of skills and knowledge including research skills, communication skills, and decision-making skills;
  • offer instruction that attends to content pedagogy, ethics and professionalism;
  • provide instruction that fosters communication skills;
  • enhance teaching skills that have been previously acquired;
  • provide a comprehensive instructional format that prepares students for NYS certification as professional Business and Marketing teachers and Work Study Coordinators.

A Coordinator of Work-Based Learning Extension option is available, as is a Bilingual Extension. Please see Annotations and Extensions for further information.

Program Director
Robert Marino, Ed.D.


Entry Requirements


  1. Completion of a baccalaureate degree at an accredited institution with a cumulative index of 3.0 and a B average in the major field. An applicant who does not meet these grade point average expectations must address them in his/her personal statement; please see the Personal Statement section of the admissions application form for further information.
  2. Presentation of official transcripts.
  3. Two letters of recommendation.
  4. Copy of teacher certification in Business and Marketing.
  5. Application and fee.
  6. Completion of the personal-professional statement as described on the application form.

Certification required for admission: Initial certification in Business and Marketing

Program leads to: Professional certification in Business and Marketing with option for certification as a Coordinator of
Work-Based Learning   

Application Deadlines  

 April 1 for  Fall Term
October 1 for Spring Term
Applications received after the stated deadline will be processed on a space-available basis.