The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Engineering and Technology Workforce Major provides the interdisciplinary concepts required to be an effective and professional education in secondat, post-secondary, industry, government, or nonprofit organizational training and education. 

With the chosen education degree, a Standard CTE Certification is encouraged in order to receive federal funding for the engineering and technology education program. The Standard Career & Technical Education (CTE) Certificate [PDF] an authorization from MDE for teaching in a Michigan approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) program in the occupational area in which the teacher is endorsed. EMU offers Standard CTE Certificates in many other occupational areas. Please go to the Technology Services Management, Standard CTE Certificate page to learn more.

What You Will Learn

You will gain expertise in applied STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education content. Concentration options include robotics and machine learning, vocational education, career, and technical education, and training and development.


Certified teachers in Michigan with the Industry and Technology Education (TE) endorsement can teach Industry and Technology Education in 6-12th grade classrooms. Due to a national shortage of qualified engineering and technology teachers, and career and technical education teachers, graduates, will have their choice of rewarding employment that utilizes their experiences and trainingAs a student in this program, you may seek advising, apply for scholarships, and participate in activities both in the Department of Technology and Professional Services Management in the College of Engineering and Technology, the home department for this major, and in the Department of Teacher Education in the College of Education, home of the professional teaching courses.

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