The Technology MS program is designed to prepare and develop professionals to perform and function as leaders and skilled technologists in the industrial or educational environments.
The program includes three emphases: Technology Management, Information and Electrical Engineering Technology, and Metal Casting.
The curriculum offers both online and face-to-face classes, which are taught by UNI faculty. The program's core courses offer knowledge and skills in research methods, engineering cost analysis, and advanced project management, while the emphasis courses offer in-depth technical contents in specific technology areas.
Students in the program have rich opportunities for research and publication, technical development, and professional competency development.
flexible, online degree
This degree is designed for working adults, and provides flexibility with online option.
to complete your degree
This degree can be completed in just two years by taking two courses per semester.
Small Class Sizes
With small class sizes, our students get individualized attention from their professors, who are dedicated to helping them reach their professional goals.
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Department of Technology
University of Northern Iowa
Industrial Technology Center 25
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0392
Phone: (319) 273-2561
Thesis vs. Non-Thesis Option
This degree offers a thesis and non-thesis option. The program promotes a greater depth of understanding of applied technology and management, and provides opportunities to develop special research and application skills directly related to individual competencies, needs, and objectives. The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.
This major requires as a prerequisite a bachelor's degree with a major in engineering or technology field.
Admission to the Master of Science in Technology requires an applicant to have:
- Earned a minimum of 6 semester hours of college mathematics and 6 semester hours of college physics and/or chemistry and biochemistry or other science related to the major area (this may be either graduate or undergraduate credit)
- Earned a minimum of 15 semester hours in a major technical field and 8 semester hours in supporting technical subjects;
- Department application;
- Online Application for Graduate Study;
- TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 iBT;
- Three professional references; and
- A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00.
Application Deadlines: February 1 (international) and April 15 (domestic).