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What Is a Business Administration Instructor and How to Become One

What Does a Business Administration Instructor Do?

A business administration instructor teaches students at the college level the basics of business administration, including finance and accounting principles. Additional responsibilities include preparing and distributing instructional materials for students, maintaining student grades, and providing help to students during regular office hours. You are responsible for managing department equipment, understanding the campus computer system, and following all campus policies and procedures to ensure a safe working and learning environment.

How to Become a Business Administration Instructor

To become a business administration instructor, you must have a bachelor's or master's degree in business or a related field. Those who wish to work at a four-year college also need a doctorate. Some employers may require that you have experience in the corporate world or in the classroom. You must have strong communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate enthusiasm and energy inside the classroom and maintain engagement while teaching students. You may be required to work during the day, evening, weekend, or online.