Technology Education

Technology Education Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree Only

About Technology Education Master's Degree

Advance your teaching career with a cutting-edge M.Ed.

Promote the development of technologically literate citizens with a technology education M.Ed. from California University of Pennsylvania. This master's degree program is designed for licensed teachers who want to deepen their knowledge of applied research in science, technology, engineering principles and math, as well as the integration of these disciplines into their curriculum.

Become a master teacher with this comprehensive degree.

Subjects covered in Cal U's technology education master's degree include:

  • Technology and sustainable development.
  • Explorations in human creativity.
  • Existing technology education and STEM curricula.
  • Program development, implementation and strategic management.
  • Technology grant writing and submissions.
  • Curriculum development in technology education and for STEM courses.


Fully Online:

All courses in Cal U's technology education master's degree program are delivered 100% online, so you can complete your M.Ed. from anywhere, and at anytime - even while you continue to teach full time. 

Top Accreditation:

This program was one of the first in the nation to be accredited by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association's (ITEEA) Council on Technology and Engineering Teacher Education and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). We are continuing with the NCATE's successor organization, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

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of technology education graduates have been employed during the past 12 years.
International Acclaim 
The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association's (ITEEA) Council on Technology and Engineering Teacher Education awarded Cal U the Outstanding Technology Teacher Education Program Award.
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Degree Benefits

The top benefits of Cal U's online M.Ed in technology education are:

  • Asynchronous online courses that can be complete anywhere there's an Internet connection.
  • Personal support from Cal U's Global Online faculty and staff.
  • Excellent professional development and ongoing professional development credits.
  • Online collaboration with other students who have a broad range of teaching
  • Program completion in just five terms, including summer.
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Graduate Outcomes

Grow your opportunities for advancement or promotion in your school or district. Many technology education M.Ed. program graduates report that their Cal U graduate degrees allowed for promotions or new responsibilities within their home schools. And the few students who were not currently teaching when they started the program successfully obtained teaching positions before graduation. Top employers for Cal U technology education graduates include:

  • Public and private elementary, middle and school in Pennsylvania and across the United States.
  • K-12 cyber schools.


Curriculum, Admission Requirements and Related Programs

This 30-credit master's degree program promotes the development of technologically literate citizens by studying the broad spectrum of technology. This 100% online program is for previously licensed teachers who wish to pursue a master of education degree. This program does not prepare individuals to earn technology education teaching certification.



Course Credits
TED 701  Issues in Technology Education Curriculum and Instruction  3
TED 702  Assessment in a Constructivist Classroom 3
TED 703  Strategic Management in Education 3
TED 704  Integrating Math, Science and Technology 3
TED 705  Technology and Sustainable Development 3
TED 715  Study in Human Creativity 3
TED 718  Special Populations in Laboratory-based Programs 3
TED 725  Applied Research Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education 3
TED 807  Technology Program Development and Improvement 3
TED 850  Technology Education Major Project 3
Total 30


Admission Requirements

Regular Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 3.00 or higher (Students with a GPA below 3.00 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution

Conditional Admission Requirements

  • Conditional Admission may be granted with the following modifications of the Regular Admissions Requirements:
    • GPA under 3.00 will be reviewed for a decision

Provisional Admission
Applicants who have provided unofficial documentation of test scores, prerequisite courses, transcripts or lack of letter(s) of recommendation may be admitted provisionally.

This policy also applies to undergraduate students who apply for graduate admission pending bachelor degree completion. Upon receipt of all official documents, a student will be changed from Provisional Admission to either Regular Admission or Conditional Admission. Provisional Admission students may take classes for one term but will not be eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

How to Apply:

School of Graduate Studies and Research
California University of Pennsylvania
Box 91
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

For additional information:
Phone: 1.866.595.6348

Related Programs
  • Technology Education Master's Degree plus STEM Certificate
    A program for licensed teachers who desire a master of education degree while also seeking a certificate in secondary STEM education.
  • STEM Certificate Only
    A program for licensed teachers seeking a certificate in STEM education but who do not intend to earn a master's degree.
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Graduate Assistantships

Cal U's technology education department offers assistantships each year to our online graduate students, depending upon available funding. Graduate assistants do not teach classes, but they may supervise open laboratories for undergraduate courses. As a graduate assistant, you also may work on research or special projects for faculty, the department or the University.

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What Can I Do with a Technology Education M.Ed?

Sample job titles of technology education alumni:

  • Tanner Huffman '06, STEM CTL director for ITEEA.
  • Dr. Greg Strimel '08, '10, Assistant professor of engineering/technology teacher education at Purdue University.
  • Josh Cramer '05, senior educational programs officer for the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation.

A Top Quality Online Education

Quality online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors. Our Global Online programs are consistently ranked among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report.




Technology Education Faculty

Dr. Rene L. Kruse

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Michael Ulderich
Assistant Professor

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