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Bachelor of Science in Business Education

Program Details

The online BS in Business Education degree program from Valley City State University is designed to prepare students for various teaching positions in junior and senior high schools, as well as for careers as business professionals. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to teach courses in areas such as:

  • Keyboarding
  • Accounting
  • General Business 
  • Business Law
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Computer Applications


Students are required to participate in three field experiences in the secondary classroom. These experiences include an Introduction to Secondary Teaching, a classroom management practicum, and a 12-week student teaching field experience.

  • Official high school transcript or proof of successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED)
  • Official results of the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) test scores (unless the applicant is 25 years or older); the ACT writing test is not required
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


Students residing outside of North Dakota should check if this program is available to be delivered where they live, as it may include learning experiences that require additional authorizations in certain states that VCSU may not currently have.