Master of Science in Technology
The primary goal of the Technology Graduate program is to develop advanced level practitioners in industry. The program provides opportunities to obtain advanced training and credentials necessary for advancement in positions in industry and thus is designed for any professional who is interested in updating their knowledge through advanced coursework in technical topics or who is interested in pursuing a managerial position. Successful graduates of the program earn a Master of Science (M.S.) in Technology awarded by Purdue University . The M.S. in Technology curriculum incorporates a core set of courses, but is multidisciplinary in approach.
Opportunities for Full-time or Part-time Study
The program provides opportunities for practitioners in local industry to work on an advanced degree on a part-time basis. Many of the graduate courses are offered in the evening for the convenience of working professionals. The program also welcomes the participation of practitioners whose experience in industry can contribute to the learning process.
Areas of Concentration
The M.S. in Technology program offers concentrations in Applied Information Technology, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Facilites Management (online), Organizational Leadership and Supervision, as well as two STEM education tracks -- Engineering Technology Education and Computer Education. In addition to these concentrations, a more interdisciplinary plan of study is also available, drawing from the various disciplines in the School including computer information technology, construction technology, design technology, electrical engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, and organizational leadership and supervision.