The Technology Education program prepares graduates to advance as technology education teachers in the public secondary schools.
The Technology Education sequence is not a teacher certification program. Certified teachers pursue the degree for professional development. Non-certified students also may pursue the master's in conjunction with other courses required for teacher certification.
TEC 424: STEM Education Integrated Curriculum — fall
TEC 425: STEM Education Leadership — spring
To learn more about each course, the prerequisites, and any additional degree requirements, review the Graduate Catalog.
All Department of Technology master's students must take these classes:
TEC 445: Statistics in Applied Science and Technology — fall, spring
TEC 497: Introduction to Research Methodology — fall, spring
A total of 30 hours is required to complete the degree, including a thesis (for 6 credit hours). After completing the required 5 courses, a student choosing the thesis option will need to complete an additional 9 hours of elective courses.
A total of 33 hours is required to complete the culminating comprehensive option. After completing the required courses, a student choosing this option will need to complete an additional 9 hours of electives, and 9 hours in a secondary area of concentration of conceptually connected coursework.
Upon completion of their Master of Science, students will be able to:
Approach problems and challenges in a systematic way.
Understand trends, issues, and developments in area of specialization.
Demonstrate professional written and oral communication skills.
Effectively use current techniques and technologies of specialization.
Function as a leader in their field.
Understand, evaluate, and apply appropriate research.