Technology Education B-12, M.S.Ed.

Recommended deadline

Rolling admission

Next start date

May 21, 2018

Cost per credit hour


Credit hours


Bring a deeper understanding of technology into schools to help students apply technological understanding and processes of the present and the future. Gain a strong foundation in pedagogy and practice with meaningful extended student teaching experience.

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What you will study: 

Students will enjoy collaboration with teachers in other areas of study and share the creative hands-on nature of technology education. You will gain real world experience through field placement settings. Tailor your education to what suits your interests by choosing one of three tracks to complete your education. Options include a research project, a thesis or directed coursework.

  • TED 531 - History and Philosophy of Technology Education, credit: 3
  • TED 532 - Advanced Instructional Methodologies for Technology Education, credit: 3
  • TED 533 - Curriculum Development for Technology Education, credit: 3
  • TED 534 - Assessment in Technology Education, credit: 3

Read full curriculum in the 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog.

We have capabilities, equipment and resources that are competitive nationally. That’s a positive thing and has really extended what our students can do.
Dr. Mark Hardy, Department Chair

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Learning outcomes: 

Successful completion of this program provides the necessary degree requirements to obtain their NYSED professional teaching certification to teach technology in grades B-12.

Technology Education Teacher

School of Education at SUNY Oswego is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers all of our initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs.

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Admission Requirements: 
Official transcript
Submit an official transcript showing confirmation of a bachelor's or master’s degree/advanced certificate. This includes any transcripts showing graduate-level coursework or post-baccalaureate degrees/certificates. Official transcripts must be sent directly from granting institution (electronic or mail). If you are a SUNY Oswego alum, your transcript will be automatically requested after entering your student ID and identifying SUNY Oswego as your school on the application.
GPA of at least 3.0
A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better is required for applicants. (Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 are welcome to apply, but should explain in the purpose statement what skills and experiences you will bring to the program or any special circumstances that affected your GPA.) If you have questions regarding your GPA, please speak to the department advisor for further information.
MAT or GRE scores
Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are required for admission into the program.  Acceptable scores are dependent on course of study.  Speak to your department advisor about what scores are acceptable to the program.
Initial Teaching Certification
NYS requires this entry-level certificate is issued to classroom teachers with specific areas of interest.  The ITC must be submitted to the department before the completion of your first semester.  Contact the Education Department for ITC qualifications that must be met for eligibility.
Purpose statement
Indicate your purpose for applying to SUNY Oswego for graduate education. What inspired you to apply? How will this impact your life? Identify any particular interests within the program area, discuss your future career goals, and provide any additional information which may be of help in evaluating your application.
Include a professional resume or CV that includes your academic history, professional background and any accomplishments of note. This document should provide details that support your admittance to the program.
Two letters of recommendation
Indicate two names with valid email addresses. An email request will be sent directly to the references on your behalf. These references should be able to speak to your character, work ethic and abilities. (At least one of these recommendations must be from your school district.)
Application fee
Prospective students are charged a non-refundable $65 fee for processing the application.