The Training and Development sequence develops skills in planning, implementing, and evaluating technical training programs for business, industry, and post-secondary education. Graduates work as technical trainers and managers of training.
All graduate students must complete the core classes, required classes, and electives (depending on their degree option).
All Technology master's students must take these classes.
To learn more about each course, the prerequisites, and any additional degree requirements, we suggest going to the Graduate Catalog.
A total of 30 hours is required to complete the degree, including the thesis. After completing the required courses, a student choosing the thesis option will need to complete an additional 9 hours of electives.
A total of 33 hours is required to complete the exam option. After completing the required courses, a student choosing the comprehensive exam option will need to complete an additional 9 hours of electives, and 9 hours in a concentration of conceptually connected coursework before taking the Comprehensive Examination.
Elective hours must be from 300 graduate-level or 400-level courses and may include no more than 9 hours combined from TEC 400 Independent Study (6 hours of TEC 400 is the maximum), and TEC 498 Professional Practice.
In order to be awarded the diploma the student must have a 3.0 or higher GPA in their program of study.
All requirements for the graduate degree must be completed within six calendar years beginning with the date the student first registers as a graduate level student.