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Welcome to the Business and Information Technologies Education Programs

In the Business and Information Technologies Education (BITE) program area, you can choose from majors in business and marketing education, and information technologies, each of which will help you open doors to an exciting and fulfilling future. The graduate programs build on these majors and are available for students who are looking for career advancement within the discipline and in venues such as community colleges, business/industry, and the military.

The business and marketing education program is rich in clinical experiences and designed to produce educators who are innovative, reflective practitioners and who provide professional service to the community, state, and the nation.

The Information Technologies program is to prepare and develop professionals in information technology. Graduates of this program can work in a variety of settings. Jobs include hardware and software support, office management, systems management in small companies, consulting, training specialist for sales organizations or companies, hardware and software sales and service, desktop publishing, website development, or traditional office support positions.

The Master of Arts in Business and Marketing Education degree program is designed for practicing classroom teachers seeking to improve their skills and upgrade their qualifications for licensure for advanced competencies in business and marketing education.

The Masters of Science degree in Vocational Education in Information Technologies is to prepare professionals with emerging and innovative information technology applications that apply to management, organization, and supervision in business and industry.  In addition the degree prepares professionals to train and teach in the business and vocational education content areas within the corporate and community college environments.

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Counselor Education Program to Participate in the East West Integrated Health Symposium as ECU

On: 18 Oct 2016 12:00
On November 3rd, 2016, faculty, staff, and students will gather from a variety of mental health and related disciplines from across ECU campus to discuss issues related to integrated care. Defined by the American Psychological Association as an approach characterized by a high degree of collaboration and communication among health professionals, integrated care models are gaining in popularity around the country, within North Carolina, and our region. Allison Crowe, Kylie Dotson-Blake, and Syntia Santos are members of the ECU Clinic Consortium which consists of faculty Continue reading →

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Counselor Education Program welcomes new faculty

On: 17 Oct 2016 16:56
The Counselor Education Program is excited to have two new tenure-track faculty join the program Dr. Avent received her Doctorate of Philosophy in Counseling and Counselor Education and Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling at The University of Texas at San Antonio for three years prior to coming to ECU. Her research interests include: examining the role of religion/spirituality in African American mental health Continue reading →

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“Most Likely to Succeed” film screening inspires students and faculty

On: 06 Oct 2016 16:00
On Sept. 27th, the College of Education held a film screening of Most Likely to Succeed. The 82 people in the audience were a mixture of faculty and students.  Most Likely to Succeed aims to help all schools re-imagine their purpose and create learning experiences that prepare kids for life in the 21st Century. The film has been shown at multiple film festivals including Sundance and Tribeca Film Festival. These screenings create a space for meaningful and necessary discussion between educators, administrators, parents, and students about how steps Continue reading →

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ECU College of Education honors scholarship recipients and donors

On: 19 Sep 2016 17:23
More than 100 students in East Carolina University’s College of Education have received a record amount of scholarship support for the upcoming academic year. This year, more than $550,000 in merit and need-based scholarships was distributed to 106 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral education students. The awards range from $250 to $20,000 with some open to all education students while others are earmarked for specific education majors or programs. “Attracting the best students and ensuring access to an East Carolina University education rank among our highest Continue reading →

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COE Adult Education Program partners with School of Dental Medicine

On: 12 May 2016 20:00
The COE Adult Education Program has partnered with the School of Dental Medicine on a program to provide adult education courses to School of Dental Medicine faculty.  SODM Faculty in this photo completed three graduate-level courses in adult education over the past year, and each earned a graduate credential in Education in the Healthcare Professions.  All are continuing with their coursework to complete a graduate certificate in Education in the Healthcare Professions.  This partnership was organized up by Dr. Steve Schmidt, Associate Professor of Adult Education, and Drs. Geri Continue reading →

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