You’ll study in one of the largest technology education departments in the country. SUNY Oswego has been a consistent leader in developing technology curriculum, and every year hosts one of the largest technology education conferences in the Northeast.

Coursework leads to certification to teach technology in all grades, and includes field-based professional studies experience. You’ll complete a series of practicum assignments followed by a full semester of student teaching. Choose from a diverse selection of courses, including Transportation Systems, Electronics and Mechatronics, Design, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), Mechanical/Architectural Drafting, Construction Systems, Materials Processing, Instructional Technologies, Manufacturing and Energy Technologies.

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Minors that may interest you


Join the active Oswego Technology Education Association student organization. Get involved in community service projects, including scholastic robot competitions. Work with faculty on applied projects. Compete nationally as a member of the Technology Education Collegiate Association.


Opportunities include

  • Technology education teacher
  • Corporate technical trainer
  • Training director
  • Technical sales/service representative

Graduate studies may include

  • Master of science in technology education


Our facilities in recently renovated Park Hall — named for a pioneer in this field who helped build the Oswego program and influenced teaching internationally — include 11 applied technology laboratories.

“Your professors are like parents and your classmates are like siblings. It’s so rewarding to be in a program like that. We have small class sizes and lots of one-on-one work. You’re encouraged to be creative. The amount of growth you can achieve there is motivating and inspiring.”

— Julie Lundgren ’15