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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, Computers and Information Technology Certificate

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Program code: COIS-CERT

This credential is designed for individuals desiring to obtain K-12 certification by the Pa Dept of Education (PDE) in Business, Computers and Information Technology. The credential meets the requirements outlined by the PA Dept of Education.

Specific criteria must be met prior to admittance to ensure all PDE certification requirements are met. These include:

1) Must have a bachelor’s degree or higher

2) 12 credit hours completed in undergraduate or graduate business-related curriculum in the following manner: 3 cr hours business math/finance/accounting/business statistics; 3 cr hours marketing/management; an additional 6 cr from curriculum covered by topics of: economics/ technology/ programming/information sciences

3) Per PDE requirements for Teacher Education, 6 cr of Math and 6 cr of English must have been completed.

NO GRE/GMAT required. Coursework is all taught at the graduate level and may be transferred into a masters program upon formal request.

Total Credits: 24 cr. (with student teaching) (asynchronous delivery)

* Professional Seminar is statewide, and utilizes both synchronous communication evaluation (zoom) and
face-to-face evaluation

**Pre-requisites for entering this program: Include 2 Math classes, 2 English classes (current prerequisite)
at the undergraduate level

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