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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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Celebrate International Literacy Day

Celebrate International Literacy Day

On: 04 Sep 2015 17:24
Faculty in the Department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education are thrilled to celebrate International Literacy Day on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. #ILD2015 #ECUREAD International Literacy Day helps bring our attention to the nearly 800 million adults worldwide who cannot read, write, or perform simple math calculations. This is a time when groups […]

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OAA presents at VBEA

On: 04 Sep 2015 12:00
The Virginia Business Education Association held their annual summer conference at the The Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach, VA. The Conference, which took place from July twenty seventh to July thirtieth, was entitled “VBEA…Charting the Course for Success“. The conference hosted a wide range of business associated topics from Adobe Dreamweaver to Programming […]

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Former Dean Keeping Teacher Preparation in the Spotlight

On: 03 Sep 2015 19:21
Dr. Linda Patriarca, former dean of the College of Education and current Special Education professor may be on hiatus, but she is still making sure that East Carolina and the work done in the College for teacher preparation stays in the spotlight, as shown in the US News and World Report article “Colleges Struggle to […]

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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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