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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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Professional Development Opportunities for 2015-2016

On: 02 Sep 2015 12:00
The Office of Assessment and Accreditation’s professional development for the 2015-16 academic school year will have two different overarching themes for participants. The workshops will be presented in two different formats to better fit the schedules and preferred learning styles of those interested in attending.  Participants will have the opportunity to attend either a face-to-face […]

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College of Education is Busting Myths about Teaching

On: 27 Aug 2015 15:10
On August 23, 2015, the College of Education helped welcome over 5,000 students at Pirate Palooza, the university’s largest annual welcome back celebration, held in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. . Pirate Palooza featured a variety of ECU traditions and activities where students had the chance to participate in athletic games, speak with vendors, enjoy food, and win […]

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Ellen Dobson

Dr. Ellen Dobson Serves on National Taskstream Panel

On: 25 Aug 2015 19:53
In June 2015, Dr. Ellen Dobson, Assistant Director in the COE Office of Assessment and Accreditation, was an invited panelist at Taskstream’s CollabEx Live in New York City. Dr. Dobson participated on a panel addressing CAEP standards and program assessment with Mel Horton of Central Connecticut State University and Courtney Peagler of Taskstream. She also […]

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Bob Porter

Grant Writing Workshop Series Opportunity Available

On: 07 Aug 2015 14:02
Grant Writing Workshop Leader Robert Porter, PhD, has presented grant writing to leading universities and medical schools internationally. He is coming to ECU this Fall to conduct three focused sessions. RSVP early as seating is limited to forty (40) per session. All sessions will be held in the Mendenhall Student Center Great Room 1 Session […]

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Dr. Linda Patriarca

East Carolina University’s Own Dr. Linda Patriarca Nationally Recognized

On: 31 Jul 2015 13:25
Dr. Linda A. Patriarca is named one of “The 30 Most Influential Deans of Education in the United States ” according to a new list. This will leave the College of Education at East Carolina University in a great position as she steps down and hands the reigns to Dr. B Grant Hayes who will be […]

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