The non-thesis option for the Master of Science in Technology degree requires 32 semester hours of credit, including the four core classes mentioned previously. The remaining 20 hours can be elected from the following areas of study:
- Technology Management
- Training and Development
- Career and Technical Education
- Computer Technology
Certification of Comprehensive Knowledge
Candidates for the non-thesis option are required to successfully obtain a certification of comprehensive knowledge during Spring or Fall semester when they expect to graduate with the degree. The certification requires the student to conduct a one-hour independent study under the direct supervision of a graduate faculty; this is done in order to complete a written report and an oral presentation. The one-hour course may be part of the 32 hours required for graduation.