About the Program
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Accredited
Enrollment in all teacher education programs follows the guidelines for "Admission to Teacher Education Programs" found in this catalog. Applicants who do not yet meet all admissions criteria should consult with the department.
All teacher education programs include a clinical/field component. If you have been convicted of a felony, your criminal history record may impede your ability to complete this program and/or become a NYS certified teacher. Please review Buffalo State's Admission of Persons with Prior Felony Convictions Policy.
Completion of a Buffalo State Educator Preparation Program leads to a college recommendation for NYS Teacher Certification. Buffalo State cannot determine the acceptability of an Educator Preparation Program for licensure/certification in another U.S. state or territory. To access Buffalo State’s full Interstate Disclosure document, including a full list of education departments for other states, go to teachercertification.buffalostate.edu/teaching-other-states.
This program develops and enhances technological and professional competencies in technology education and provides a basis for advanced study. Completion of the program leads to the master of science in education degree and satisfies the requirements for eligibility for professional New York State teaching certification.
All applicants for Professional Certification in New York State must show evidence of completing the required seminar in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (DASA Training).
Program variations must be approved by the student’s academic adviser and the department chair. At least half the credit hours in the program must be in technology education.
About the Career and Technical Education Department
122 Bacon Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4717
1. A bachelor’s degree in industrial arts/technology education from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
2. Acceptance by the program coordinator.
3. Initial certificate in technology education.
In addition, all applicants should review the Admission to a Graduate Program section in this catalog.
This program is currently under review. Please contact the Career and Technical Education Department for further information.
Required Courses (15-18 credit hours)
CTE 602 ADMINISTRATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION 3
SPF 611 EVALUATION IN EDUCATION 3
SPF/INT 689 METHODS AND TECHNIQUES OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH 3
TED 600 FOUNDATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION 3
Elective Courses (12-15 credit hours) 1
CTE 536 CONTEMPORARY METHODOLOGY
CTE 550 ORGANIZATION OF DIVERSIFIED COOPERATIVE WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS
CTE 555 OPERATION OF DIVERSIFIED COOPERATIVE WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS
CTE 603 SELECT TOPICS IN THE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION/SUPERVISION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
CTE 604 TECHNICAL PROJECT
CTE 605 OCCUPATIONAL GUIDANCE FOR CAREER EXPLORATION
CTE 606 HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION
SPF 503 EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY
TED 521 OCCUPATIONAL AND PRACTICAL ARTS EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
TED 701 SEMINAR IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION: WRITING AND PUBLISHING
TED 703 SEMINAR IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
TED 705 CAREER EXPLORATION IN TECHNOLOGY FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
12-15 credit hours 12-15
Master's Project or Master's Thesis (3-6 credit hours)
TED 690 MASTER'S PROJECT 3-6
or TED 695 MASTER'S THESIS
Total Credit Hours 30
1 Selected under advisement.