If you want to be a business and marketing teacher in the state of New York you must have an understanding of the concepts involved in marketing, economics, management, and finance. You must have the ability to evaluate business problems and solve them to develop realistic and effective strategies for any business organization. The NYSTCE Business and Marketing exam tests your knowledge and skills in this area.
If you pass the test, which consists of approximately ninety multiple-choice questions and one constructed-response (written) question, you will be qualified to teach business and marketing in the New York State public school system. Business Management makes up 15 percent of the test; 19 percent of the test is about Marketing; another 15 percent of the test is about Accounting; another 19 percent of the test is about Business Technology and Information Systems; Economic, Entrepreneurship, and International Business questions make up 11 percent of the test; and another 11 percent of the test is about Quantitative Analysis, Consumer Economics, and Career Development. The constructed-response question on Business Management accounts for 10 percent of the exam.
Last Updated: 05/15/2014