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EIU Graduate Programs in Technology

Master of Science Programs

The graduate program in Technology prepares students to become successful leaders in today’s technological and global environment. The program is designed to provide students with opportunities for developing advanced professional, technical, and personal competencies in the discipline. It enables students to identify, develop, and implement quality strategies and practices in contemporary organizations. Additionally, students enhance research and communication skills necessary for technological leadership. They also gain an appreciation of ethical and social implications of technology related to a global and technological society.

The degree program, Master of Science in Technology, provides students with the following areas of study:

  • Career and Technical Education - This area of study in Technology prepares students for becoming successful leaders in today’s technological and global environment. Study in Career and Technical Education is designed for those individuals who like to commit excellence in learning and education in the areas of Business Education, Family and Consumer Science Education, or Technology Education.

  • Computer Technology - This area of study in Technology prepares students to become more effective leaders in today’s technological and global environment. Study in Computer Technology provides students with knowledge and skills in current computer technology.

  • Technology Management - This area of study in Technology prepares students to become successful leaders in today’s technological and global environment. Study in Technology Management is suitable for students who desire to be part of effective management teams in industrial related organizations. The program offers the ideal blend of technical knowledge and management principles needed for effective leadership.

  • Training and Development - This area of study in Technology prepares students to become more effective leaders in today’s technological and global environment. Effective leaders help people perform at a level that can improve an entire organization. Study in Training and Development is suitable for students who aspire to be a part of performance improvement teams in industry and business.

  • Resource Management Technology - This area of study in technology is designed to prepare students to be part of an effective professional team managing natural and corporate resources using such tools as geographic information system (GIS), and enterprise resource planning (ERP). The program offers the ideal blend of technical knowledge and management principles needed for effective leadership.

All graduate courses are offered on evenings or weekends. Many courses are offered through on/off campus sites close to where students live. Most full time students complete the 32-hour degree program in three semesters. Typical working students finish their degree requirements in about 2 years.

Dual Degree Programs

The EIU Master of Science Dual Degree Program offers graduate students an opportunity to obtain degrees in both the Master of Science in Technology and Master of Science in Sustainable Energy concurrently.

The Master of Science in Technology program focuses primarily on developing leadership and management skills in a technological environment; whereas, the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy focuses on developing these same skills in an energy environment. The Dual Degree program enables students to obtain two graduate degrees at the same time which creates more marketable resume.

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Contact Information

Dr. David W. Melton
Coordinator of Graduate Study

School of Technology
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-5762
techgrad@eiu.edu


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