About the Program

The School of Business at Emporia State University is proud to offer its first degree program taught 100% via distance learning. Now you can stay at home and earn a graduate degree. The program is designed for students in Kansas and across the nation.

The Masters in Business Education program is designed to:

  • Update the business knowledge and computer skills of business and computer teachers
  • Allow you to be re-certified as a teacher
  • Expand on the business knowledge acquired through undergraduate coursework
  • Prepare teachers to be leaders in their departments
  • Enhance your professional competency in instruction, curriculum development, and evaluation skills
  • Prepare individuals to be trainers in business
  • Prepare you to teach at the community college level.
  • A three-year, part-time program for graduate students
  • From 3-6 credit hours offered each fall, spring, and summer
  • Up to 7 years to complete the degree
  • All courses are taught over the Internet - 35 credits.
  • Designed for teacher recertification / relicensure and for business trainers


Courses are taught by doctorally-qualified graduate faculty.

Technology Needed

  • Full Internet access
  • E-mail capabilities

Instruction Delivery Methods

  • World Wide Web--Used to deliver lesson assignments and lectures
  • Email--Used to give and receive assignments
  • Textbooks--To provide current information
  • Journal article databases--for research
  • Experiential assignments in businesses and schools

Entrance Requirements

  • GPA of 2.70 in the last 60 hours.
  • 15 undergraduate credits in business.


The Masters in Business Education degree program is accredited by NCATE and the Higher Learning Commission.

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Business Advising Center
Graduate and Career Services Coordinator
Campus Box 4039
Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
E-mail: Business Advising Center