Secondary Education - Business Marketing Education 6-12 Alternative Class A (Master of Science in Education)

A business marketing teacher in her classroom

The Business Marketing Education Concentration prepares future BME educators to lead quality Career Technical Education programs. The program provides students with the knowledge and skills to teach in BME curriculum in a secondary education setting (certification grades 6-12) while preparing them to successfully manage their program and advise their Career Tech Student Organization (FBLA, DECA). During the program students will sharpen their professional skills, build professional networks, and develop leadership skills. The program gives students an opportunity to work with CTE professionals on the local, state, and national level.

Alternative Master’s Program – (Class A Certification, 45 program hours) students complete both practicum hours and internship semester during the program. Alt-A students are eligible for employment as a teacher while completing the program. Primarily online instruction.

Traditional Master’s Program – (Class A Certification, 33 program hours) students admitted to this program have an undergraduate certification in BME Education and wish to obtain an advanced degree in the area. The program instruction is 100% online.

Potential Careers

  • BME Teacher -Secondary Grades 6-12
  • Business Marketing University Faculty
  • Entrepreneur

Annual Salaries

BME Teacher  (Secondary, Grades 6-12)* $43,358
Masters (Class A)* $49,859
Ed. Specialist (Class AA)* $53,763
Business Marketing University Faculty** $50k-130k
Entrepreneur** $44,190-$560,000

*Source: Alabama State Teacher Salary Matrix,
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Additional Facts

  • Praxis Pass Rate 100%
  • edTPA Pass Rate 100%
  • Program Employment Rate 100%
  • Courses offered to certify as Co-Op Coordinator
  • Courses offered for alternative CTE certifications based on work experience