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An electronic newsletter from the BSU School of Graduate Studies

Vol. 4, No. 1

June 2007

 

The Process

Registration: Grad classes

Starting the count of seven years to complete a degree

Form 1: Applying for admission to graduate studies

Completing 13-16 graduate credits after admission

Form 2: Applying for candidacy in a graduate degree program

Taking the written exam at the end of course work

Form 3: Proposing a research paper or thesis

Doing the work and writing the results

Form 4: Applying for graduation

Submitting the research paper or thesis for review

Form 5: Scheduling the oral examination

Defending your graduate work

Diploma

 

This month . . .

·      Continuing – Ins and Outs: Investigating Grad Programs

               The Department of Technological Studies

·      Q&A: Question of the Month?

 

 

Featuring the Department of Technological Studies

 

 

The degree… 

 

Master of Science degree in Technology/Career and Technical Education – this degree focuses on the application of the specific study and use of technology for students pursuing a degree in the areas of technology education and career and technical education.

 

The program options encompass the advanced study of educational methods, technical processes, problem solving, and the application of leadership skills in the educational environment.

 

Preparation

 

This degree requires an undergraduate major in or minor in industrial technology, technology education, and/or career and technical education. 

 

Competency Requirement

 

Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the application of industrial technologies.

 

Written Exam

 

The Technological Studies Department exam consists of three (3) research proposals.

 

The Thesis/Research Paper…

 

Students must complete a Graduate Research paper with the help of their advisor.

 

Note: This program is offered online. However, the student does need to come to campus for their oral defense.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technological Studies has two degrees.

 

 

 

Industrial Technology:

Sharpening the skills of those in technological fields.

 

 

 

Technology/Career and Technical Education:

Training new innovators to carry on the tradition.

 

 

The degree… 

 

Master of Science degree in Industrial Technology – this degree is for students pursuing a degree in industrial technology, manufacturing, business, and enterprise quality leadership.

 

This program encompasses the advanced study of quality methods, technical processes, problem solving, and application of leadership in non-educational environments.

 

The program provides graduate education for non-teaching individuals and focuses on developing industrial technology and quality leadership abilities and the application and analysis of techniques in these areas.

 

Preparation

 

An undergraduate major or minor in industrial technology is suggested, but other degrees may be appropriate based on the applicant’s career history and interests.

 

Competency Requirement

 

Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the compute application of statistics used in technology.

 

Written Exam

 

The Technological Studies Department exam consists of three (3) research proposals.

 

The Thesis/Research Paper…

 

Students must complete either a Graduate Thesis or Research paper with the help of their advisor. 

 

Note: This program is offered completely online.  However, the student does need to come to campus for their oral defense.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q&A: From the Technological Studies Department?


Q: How does a graduate student form her or his Graduate Research Paper Committee?

 

A: Consult with your graduate advisor and suggest names of graduate faculty members that you have had classes or think would have interest in the area you are interested in researching.

 

Discuss them with you major advisor. Then ask the faculty member if S/he will be on your committee.

 

Be sure to find out if the faculty member will be available during the time you are working on your final paper.

 

Sabbaticals, retirement, or major projects may limit the graduate faculty member's availability.  

 

 

If you have any questions that you would like to ask of the Technological Studies Department, please contact:

 

William Brauer at: 218-755-2760 (wbrauer@bemidjistate.edu)

or

the Technological Studies Dept at 218-755-2950.

 

 

 

 

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