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NOTE: Students can formally be admitted only in Summer session I or II, or fall semester. Apply by Aug. 1 for Fall 2017 admissions.

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Program Contact

Aaron Clark
Professor
Director of Graduate Programs
Director of Academic Programs
aaron_clark@ncsu.edu
919.515.1771

Master of Education

Technology Education


Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (STEM Ed)

Technology Education graduates are mentored to assume leadership roles that allow them to make significant differences in professions that encompass technology.  Educational activities and investigations by faculty and students focus on reaching beyond limits and constraints to better understand the impact of a changing technology on people and society.  The program offers the Master of Education in Technology Education (MEd) as well the opportunity to further studies with the Doctor of Philosophy program (PhD).

Important Dates
3-4:30 p.m.
November 3, 2017
STEM Ed Graduate Programs Open House
Poe 742

To Register, please send your name, email address, area of interest (i.e., Science Education, Mathematics Education or Technology Engineering & Design Education) and degree desired (Masters or Doctoral) to cjbuck@ncsu.edu


February 28, 2018
Application for Summer 1 & 2 semesters (US students)


February 28, 2018
Application deadline for fall semester


Program Description

Our master’s program is designed for professionals who wish to develop their instructional competencies in fields related to technology, engineering and design education as well as those who wish to be supervisors and administrators of technology education programs. We offer a Master of Education in Technology Education. The Master of Education is a Distance Education Program that can be taken totally online. It requires 30-semester hour credits without a thesis and is most appropriate for individuals seeking advanced licensure with additional hours.

Upon completion, graduates will have the necessary background to then complete their doctoral.

Admission Requirements

Since test scores and grade point averages are not perfect measures of student abilities, a comprehensive evaluation form is used to determine eligibility. Items considered on the evaluation form are:

  • 3.0 GPA or above on previous graduate work
  • High ratings from the three reference letters
  • An outline of career goals
  • Applicant’s appropriateness of education and experience for the program

Technology Education faculty members will review the materials, make recommendation on admission and note if they would be willing to chair applicant’s advisory committee. Once faculty reviews are completed, they meet to determine admission or to hold an interview with the applicant before a final admission decision is made.

Course of Study

The master’s program can be completed within two years. Part-time students usually complete the program within three to four years.

Full Curriculum

Course descriptions can be found in the university course catalog. Below is a sample of core course offerings.

  • TED 530 Foundations for Teaching Technology
  • TED 534 Instructional Design in Technical and Technology Education
  • TED 552 Curricula for Emerging Technologies
  • TED 555 Developing and Implementing Technology Education
  • TED 558 Teaching Creative Problem Solving
  • EAC 551 Research in Adult & Higher Education

Sample Online Master of Education Degree, Option B – Technology Education may be found here.