**No new applications are being accepted for this program**

 

This program is designed to assist persons with undergraduate degrees in technology-related fields to obtain initial certification as teachers of technology education.

Persons entering the program are usually seeking a career change, and they typically have backgrounds in engineering, communication and information technology, construction technology, electronics, manufacturing, or automotive technology.

The Applied Technology Education program is designed for students who do not hold initial certification. It requires a minimum of 39 credits of study, and includes a 6-credit student teaching requirement that may be completed over one or two semesters.

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How Can an Undergraduate Student Plan for Certification in Technology Education K-12?

Undergraduate students who wish to prepare for admission to our graduate program in Applied Technology Education (ATE) that prepares teachers for New York certification technology education in middle and secondary schools have a recommended pathway at Saint Rose. Students with expertise in mathematics, science, computer technology, electronics, engineering design, manufacturing processes, and telecommunications can bring that knowledge and skills into the graduate ATE program.

Undergraduate students interested in the graduate ATE program should consider Saint Rose undergraduate majors in Communications, Computer Science, Childhood Education with a concentration in Computing and Logic. Because a Master’s degree is required for all teacher certification areas, these academic options are viable alternatives for pursuing a vision of becoming a NY certified technology education teacher through the undergraduate level, then graduate study.