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Business and Marketing

NYSED Content Areas:  Marketing, Business Administration, Advertising, Macro/Micro Economics, Finance, Business Management

Courses with departmental subject codes (e.g., BUS) are valid for the content area for professional license provided they are not methods courses. In addition, Stony Brook University has found that the courses listed below have met the NYSED requirements in the past; however, this DOES NOT GUARANTEE that these courses will continue to meet this requirement in the future. When in doubt, please check with NYSED prior to registration for any course to determine its acceptability.

New York State Education Department Contact Information

Office of Teaching Initiatives
NYS Education Department (NYSED)
Albany, NY 12234
Telephone: 518.474.3901


CEI 596 Seminar on Leadership in Organizations*
CES 510 Employee Benefits *
CES 511 Human Relations in the Workplace
CES 514 Collective Bargaining and Arbitration in the Public Sector
CES 515 A Survey of Human Resource Administration*
CES 516 Survey of Labor and Employee Relations*
CES 519 Grievance Handling and Arbitration
CES 523 Human Resource Management Workshop*
CES 525 Employment Law*
CES 526 Job Evaluation and Compensation Systems*
CEX 520 Ethics in Management*
CEX 537 Employee Training and Career Development*
CEX 538 Organizational Change and Development*
CEX 547 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

*Denotes course that is regularly offered online.

Note: If you have taken a course that is no longer listed above, please submit a NYSED Graduate Course Verification Form (PDF) to the appropriate academic department chairperson to verify that the course meets graduate-level content requirements (include a self-addressed stamped envelope). Once you have received the signed form, submit it to NYSED for final approval. Be sure to keep copies of all documentation and correspondence.

Because NYSED’s Office of Teaching Initiatives is the final authority, Stony Brook University cannot guarantee that NYSED will accept any particular course, even if it has been approved by an academic department. 

The information contained on this page was valid as of 8/14/2014.

Statement of Student Responsibility

Students themselves—whether new, returning, or continuing—are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and adhering to their degree and/or certificate program requirements. Students should keep in mind that degree requirements are  separate and distinct from requirements for teacher/administrator certification and resulting initial and/or professional licenses.  Each student is responsible for reviewing, understanding and adhering to his/her certification requirements.   For further information, visit NYSED at

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