Classes offered in Harrisburg, Philadelphia or Millersville Fall 2013
The M.Ed. in Technology Education develops innovative and creative educators who can serve the needs of 21st century learners. Designed for elementary and secondary teachers, this program empowers teachers to teach using critical thinking and inquiry-based methodology as tools toward addressing the Pennsylvania and Common Core State Standards.
Courses are required in educational research, philosophy and psychology. Current theories and practices in technology education are developed regarding its evolution, philosophy, curricula, methodology, facilities, interdisciplinary relationships and impacts.
Opportunities are provided for keeping up-to-date with recent technological developments and improving technological problem solving expertise. Courses may also be elected to broaden knowledge in related educational areas.
Technology is a strong integrating theme and provides a realistic context for learning. All teachers should consider the interdisciplinary relationships of technology education and the pursuit of graduate courses that improve competence or lead to a master’s degree in technology education.
Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree and be certified to teach. Individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree in another field and seek admission may wish to satisfy technology education teacher certification requirements.
Cohort Terms and Conditions
The Master of Education in Technology Education cohort program is an 8 semester program, courses will be offered Thursdays from 6-9pm. Courses begin in Fall 2013 at three covenient locations: Harrisburg, Philadelphia or Millersville University's Ware Center.
Admission materials for the M.Ed. in Technology Education program must be submitted by August 15, 2012 to be considered for the cohort.
Cohort participants must first be admitted into the M.Ed. in Technology Education program and must meet the following requirements:
- Application for Admission - Official application form for admission into Millersville University Graduate Studies. Applicants to all degree and certification programs use this application form. Must include $40 application fee. Click here to apply.
- Letters of Recommendation - Three (3) letters of recommendation preferably from a supervisor or faculty member familiar with your work and academic background are required with application for admission. When you complete the online application you will have an opportunity to send your references an electronic form.
- Academic and Professional Goals Statement - A signed academic and professional goals statement (approximately 300 words) is required with application for admission. The statement should include experiences which have influenced your decision to pursue post-baccalaureate studies and a self-assessment of your potential for advanced study and service in your chosen field.
- Transcripts - One (1) official transcript of baccalaureate and graduate work completed at all colleges or universities you have attended. Transcripts must bear the official institutional seal and be contained in a sealed institutional envelope. Millersville University graduates need not request a transcript.
- Test Scores - If your undergraduate grade point average was below a 3.0, you are required to take either the GRE or MAT. Official scores from the appropriate standardized test (MAT or GRE). The computerized MAT is administered on a weekly basis by the Millersville University Test Center.
To reserve your spot in the Fall 2013 cohort for the M.Ed. in Technology Education, please submit this signed signature page and completed application no later than July 15, 2013.