ETS - Environmental and Technological Studieslinking the natural and human-made worldCollege of Science & Engineering

Graduate Program Highlights


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The Master of Science degree in Technology Education is designed to provide students with a sound philosophy and contemporary teaching strategies for the teaching of technology. Graduate students in Technology Education now may choose to complete their Master of Science degree with either a thesis or a professional portfolio.

NEW Options!

CTE - Career and Technical Education License

We are in the process of seeking approval to offer the CTE licnese.  We expect this approval to take place over the summer. This will be a portfolio based program for those with an existing Bachelors Degree.  It is also alligned with our Master's Degree in Technology Education.

Additional information will be posted here soon.

NEW Initiative!

Transition to teaching Technology Education

Due to the significant demand for Technology Education teachers in Minnesota and across the country, we are developing a process for people with a Bachelor's degree to transition to teaching Technology Education.  This is targeted for those with a teaching degree in another area or someone with years of technical experience in addition to a 4 year degree.

Link to details.



Program Highlights

  • Portfolio and Thesis Options
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Convenient
  • Day and Evening Classes
  • Summer Workshops
  • Online Classes

Program Options

The Master of Science degree in Technology Education may be completed using either the thesis option (30 credits) or portfolio option (36 credits). Graduate students may also specialize their degree by selecting an area of emphasis and a track of study which best suits their goals.

Departmental Graduate Courses

A variety of graduate courses are also available in the Department of Environmental and Technological Studies. Some of these courses are offered online.

ETS Graduate Program Handbook

The Department of Environmental and Technological Studies Graduate Student Handbook is a guide for graduate students, advisors and graduate committee members within the ETS graduate program. It gives an overview of general information, requirements, procedures and expectations.

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