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Secondary Education – Business

Career Opportunities

  • Business Education Teacher
  • Accountant
  • Bursar
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Legal Assistant


Entry Requirements


○     Five CXC/GCE subjects inclusive of English A, Mathematics, 1 Science subject, 1 Social Science and one (1) other at proficiency Level 1-3/A-C.

○     Other requirements as stipulated by the Teachers Colleges of Jamaica (TCJ)


This programme lasts for four (4) years.

Application Forms are available from at the Front Office or online



Programme Structure

Component Approximate number of credits
General Education 27
Professional Studies 40
Specialization 62
Electives 6

General Education courses and professional courses are done by all teacher education groups some of these are:Communication I & II, The Emerging Professional, and Classroom Management, and Strategies of Teaching and Learning.

Specialization includes courses of the major/specialization being done.

For Secondary Business candidates these include courses such as Business Law 2, Principles of Marketing and others.

Electives are courses chosen by the candidates from a group approved courses.