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    Online Master of Science in Business Education

    Open doors by unlocking your potential.

    The Online Master of Science in Business Education program at the UW-Whitewater College of Education and Professional Studies prepares individuals seeking to advance their teaching or for career changers interested in teaching business education at the K-12 level.

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    Why UW-Whitewater Online?

    • Top-notch, 100% doctoral instructors
    • Flexible and convenient for your schedule
    • Strong network connections made in a cohort model program
    • Scholarships available for qualifying students

    Specialized Program

    Each candidate receives a program tailored for their experience.

    Fully online

    No requirements to come to campus.

    Ranked #1 in Wisconsin

    For awarding teaching licenses.

    Online Master of Science in Business Education

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    The MS in Business Education is a 30-credit program offers a high-quality, practitioner-oriented approach that is committed to developing highly-qualified and effective teachers. This program can be started in the summer or fall terms, and at a pace that works best for you. Full-time students can finish in as little as a year and a half.

    The Online MS in Business Education uses a cohort model to develop a community of learning. The cohort model provides a supportive and interactive learning environment encouraging both academic and professional success.

    The fully online Master of Science in Business Education culminates in a full semester of teaching experience with a practicing business educator.

    More information on the program structure and courses can be viewed in the Graduate Catalog.

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    To qualify for admission to the MS in Business Education students must meet application deadlines, and meet graduate admission criteria.

    If you do not meet the graduate admission criteria, please email us to determine if you could be admitted on a conditional basis.

    International students must meet additional criteria and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Contact us for information and assistance.

    Additional requirements for admission to the MS in Business Education program:

    • Upload a resume documenting your professional experience.
    • Complete a background check through ViewPoint. Instructions can be found here

    All requirements can be submitted during the application process.

    Note: All application materials must be received prior to the application deadline, only then will processing begin on your application.

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    The Online MS in Business Education graduate program at UW-Whitewater is a superior value at $569 USD per credit for the 2023-24 academic year, whether you are a Wisconsin resident, an out-of-state student, or international student.

    What creates this value?

    • Nationally recognized faculty members.
    • Faculty complete specific training for online teaching.
    • Faculty lectures are recorded in a state-of-the-art media studio and included with each course.
    • An external team reviews online courses.
    • High levels of student/faculty interaction are standard.
    • Helpdesk technical staff are dedicated to assisting master's students with online technology.

    Course materials
    Graduate students can purchase textbooks and other instructional materials through the University Bookstore or elsewhere online. Students should verify what materials are needed with their instructor.

    Financial aid
    UW-Whitewater students may apply for financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or employment. All of these make up a “Financial Aid Package” and may be offered singly or in various combinations. Since funds are limited, priority for aid is based on financial need and how promptly applications are filed. For more information, please reach out directly to the Financial Aid department.