Technology & Engineering Education

Degree: B.S.E.

Gain physical and digital technology skills in an environment that nurtures aspiring educators through Millersville University's Technology and Engineering Education program.

Why Study This Program?

The Technology & Engineering Education program is the perfect fit for students who appreciate practical, hands-on technology and wish to share that passion with others. This teacher-training program will prepare you to lead a broad range of courses in K-12 technology & engineering education.

Students can build a deeper understanding of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education through a new, optional Engineering Design Education concentration in this major. 

Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E) degree and are eligible for Pennsylvania teacher certification in Technology Education, which enables them to teach all courses in this content area such as computer-aided drafting and design (CADD), graphic communication, manufacturing and materials, STEM, engineering design, energy and power, transportation, electronics, automation, robotics and much more. 

You also have the option to continue your study at MU as the applied engineering, safety & technology department offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Technology & Innovation degree program.

Millersville University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and approved by the American Association of University Women.

“It is never a dull moment with middle school students, and it is a joy to see the excitement they get from discovering the world of technology and engineering.”

- Jana Zinn Bonds | 2008

What Will You Learn?

The Technology & Engineering Education program at Millersville University incorporates core technology and engineering courses with diverse education requirements. General education courses support a liberal arts foundation, technical courses build content knowledge and professional courses immerse students in field experiences with K-12 students.

Technology & Engineering Education students have the advantage of taking hands-on classes in more than 10 different laboratories in Osburn Hall including graphic communication, materials and production, energy and power, electronics, automation and CADD. There is also an integrative STEM lab, innovation lab and seminar classroom where teacher candidates engage in design, problem-solving and teaching methods courses.

All MU education programs involve a Foundations Block which explores modern teaching and the psychology of teaching, Professional Blocks which focus on instructional technology and positive learning environments, and a semester of student teaching. 

Technology & Engineering Education at MU

MU gives students the tools to lead their own classrooms and inspire the next generation to embrace technology.