Technology
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Overview


The Master of Science in Technology is the most flexible of the College of Technology graduate programs because it can be tailored to address a wide range of career goals, based on emphasis selected. The Master of Science in Technology program provides advanced instruction in technical, scientific, managerial and supervisory areas for those working in technical and management positions in business and industry. The online degree program is designed for the full-time, workplace-bound individual.

The Master of Science in Technology program offers a 15-hour core of course work in research, global issues, leadership, quality systems and management, and statistics-based analysis; and one credit hour of assessment. Remaining nine hours of emphasis–related courses and nine hours of enrichment electives complete the 33-hour program to address candidates’ specific career goals. Candidates in program typically have undergraduate degree related to a specific technology area. Depending upon academic background and emphasis selected, candidates may be required to take pre-requisites or foundation course work.

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  • Emphasis Areas
  • Planning Guides

Emphases include: Automotive Technology; Construction Management; Graphics Design; Graphics Management; Information Technology; Personnel Development; Technology Management; or No Emphasis (which provides maximum flexibility in course selection for addressing candidate’s goals).

Online Emphasis areas include:

  • No emphasis
  • Automotive Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Personnel Development
  • Technology Management

On Campus Emphasis areas include:

  • No emphasis
  • Automotive Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Graphics Design
  • Graphics Management
  • Information Technology
  • Personnel Development
  • Technology Management

 

The Master of Science in Technology program offers two Tracks—Enrichment electives and Internship. The Internship was developed specifically for international students desiring  to do internships as part of their program (CPT), as well as employment in the U.S. at the conclusion of their program.  Note:  With this track, students starting  at PSU in the Spring semester would be eligible for a summer internship if one was offered to them.

MST Planning Guide Track 1 - Enrichment electives

MST Planning Guide Track 2 - Internship

MST Automotive Fact Sheet

About Technology and Workforce Learning Department


The Department of Technology and Workforce Learning includes several undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  Programs of study include two-year associate and certificate programs as well as several undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

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