Help Students Thrive in the Digital World: Get There With a Technology Education Degree
Inspire curiosity about and understanding of technology in the next generation of learners and leaders.
At South Carolina State University, our bachelor’s in technology education degree provides an in-depth look at various technological systems and solutions — all while helping you to pursue K–12 technology teaching certification here in the Palmetto State. In our four-year technology education degree, you’ll explore various technological programs and build computer applications experience that will help you find success.
You’ll not only be equipped with the essential skills for today’s high-tech world, but you’ll also have the necessary classroom experience to teach at the middle, junior high, and high school levels.
Gain the skills for teaching technology in educational settings
At SC State, our bachelor’s in technology education — which provides the option for K–12 technology teaching certification — is the only HBCU accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation in South Carolina.
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Technology Education Degree Program Highlights
At SC State, our technology education courses help you develop a strong foundation in the technical skills and matters needed to teach technology education in school systems here in the Palmetto State and beyond. Our teaching technology in education program stands out because you:
Gain personalized attention from supportive faculty
Our small student-to-faculty ratio (15:1) enables our technology in education faculty members to provide you with one-on-one advising and mentoring. Most of our technology education courses have fewer than 20 students.
Take on hands-on learning throughout your studies
You’ll have ample opportunities, throughout your four years, to take what you’ve learned in technology education courses and put it into action. During your final semester in the teaching technology in education program, you’ll also complete an on-site field experience in a local classroom. No matter your interests, at SC State, you’ll be prepared to teach technology in educational settings at all levels.
Thrive in a supportive campus environment
All technology education degree students are assigned faculty members who help them explore career opportunities and can answer any questions. You’ll also have access to academic advisers who can help you during any of your technology education courses and as you pursue technology teaching certification.
Student-to-faculty ratio in technology education courses
Only HBCU in South Carolina to offer an accredited teaching technology in education program
Years to complete technology education degree
What Can You Do With a Teaching Technology in Education Degree?
No matter if you’re interested in teaching technology in educational settings or working in business and industry, SC State’s technology education degree will help you find success. In fact, if you choose to become a technology education teacher, the average salary, according to salary.com, is $57,935 a year with technology teaching certification.
Technology in education careers
With a technology education degree from SC State, you can expect to pursue jobs as a:
- Corporate technical trainer
- Course designer
- Media specialist
- Technology education teacher
- Technical sales or service representative
- Training director
What You Will Study in Technology Education
At SC State, our 127-credit-hour program, which includes a technology teaching certification, will give you mastery of the latest teaching practices and theories while expanding your expertise in technology. For our teaching technology in education students, they say some of their favorite classes include:
- African Americans in Technology and Science
- Methods and Management for Teaching Technology Education
- Technology for Learners with Special Needs