Preparing students for challenging careers in business, industry, and teaching is the major focus of the Department of Technology. With cutting-edge technology, immersive learning opportunities, and personal attention from leading professors in the field, our graduates gain expertise and credentials for success. Our strong community of faculty, students, and alumni is committed to advancing our clearly articulated mission and goals to promote technological literacy through outstanding teaching, scholarship, and professional service.
Immersive, Hands-On Learning
Our bachelor’s degree programs in computer technology, construction management, graphic arts management, industry and technology, manufacturing engineering technology, and technology and engineering education will prepare you for a broad range of careers.
Plus, you will have the opportunity to experience immersive learning, in which you and other students from various majors work as a team to solve a real-world problem for a business or community partner. Our department has engaged in several campus-community partnerships to make technology more accessible, including the development of online multimedia Linux mini-courses for Windows users.
Internship programs are also available in a variety of businesses and industries for qualified students seeking firsthand experience in the day-to-day operations of contemporary organizations. Collaborations with peers and faculty using industry computers, software, and machinery will set you apart from others in the job market. Participation in student organizations will provide you with opportunities for career exploration and peer networking.
Our department offers several minors to enrich your expertise. The course work emphasizes the application of technical content using hands-on laboratory experiences.
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Advanced Online Degrees
Teachers and trainers from many states and provinces have enrolled in our online master of arts degree in technology education or online master of arts in career and technical education. These accredited, rigorous programs offer flexibility, convenience, and distinction to professionals eager to complete their education or satisfy licensing requirements. In addition to acclaimed course work, graduates enjoy the richness that comes from engaging in class discussions with peers in variety of locations and settings, guided by leading faculty.
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A Supportive Environment
Although our research interests vary, we support each other in the classroom and beyond. We welcome our alumni, retirees, and friends to continue to build relationships with us.
Your expertise and support provide students with the confidence and connections to exceed within the program and beyond. Whether you share your professional experiences with a class, establish a scholarship or facilitate a partnership—our department is eager to connect you with students and faculty engaged in innovative research and study related to your field.
If you would like to get involved with our department, please contact us.
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