Program Overview

The business for education minor is offered to secondary education majors as part of the requirements to gain certification as a comprehensive business teacher authorized by the New Jersey Department of Education.

Students who complete the program are entitled to teach accounting, financial literacy, business computer applications, business law and business-related subjects in all public secondary schools.

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Minor Requirements

For certification as a comprehensive business teacher, current regulations from the New Jersey Department of Education require that applicants complete a minimum of 30 credits in a coherent sequence in the subject field of business.

Transferring to Rider

Interested in transferring to Rider for business for education?
Visit the Community College Agreements page to see the community colleges Rider partners with and the courses that transfer for each major. 


Business for Education (Minor)

Lan Ma Nygren

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Sweigart Hall

lnygren [at]


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