Department of Technology

Master of Science in Technology

The program is designed to prepare and further develop skilled technologists and educators.  The curriculum offers online classes, which are taught and supported by UNI faculty.  Students will engage in two courses per semester and will graduate in two years.  The program is customizable to students needs through supporting elective courses.  Thesis and non-thesis options are available.  The thesis option provides for research, writing and professional competency development, whereas the non-thesis option provides opportunities for technical development and more in-depth understandings in the desired area of concentration through coursework.  The Master of Science in Technology degree program is intended to prepare and develop professionals to perform and function as leaders and skilled technologists in the industrial or educational environments.

The master’s program in technology provides candidates with a core of courses in technology, appropriate supervisory or organizational aspects, technical, research basics, and educational leadership.

For information on application forms, assistantship policies, graduate assistantship opportunities, and scholarship opportunities, please visit

Helpful Links:

M.S. in Technology Curriculum

UNI Graduate College Website

Master of Science in Technology Manuals:



Admission Requirements:
  • Candidates for this major requires a baccalaureate degree with a major in technology, engineering technology, technology education, engineering, or related technical field.
  • Official Transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale. Converted international weighting to U.S. GPA scores will be used for international applications
  • For international students official report of:
    • TOFEL = 550/79
    • IELTS = 6.5
  • No GRE requirement
  • Submission of online application form that requires
Application Deadlines:
  • International : February 1
  • Domestic: April 15

Scholarship and/or Graduate Assistantship Application deadline for ALL the applicants:  FEBRUARY 1


Graduate Assistantship Requirements:
  • Completed graduate assistantship and tuition scholarship application forms should be sent with all other application documents ( by February 1.
International Admissions:

UNI International Graduate Students Admission Website

Requirements for International Student Admission

International students are warmly welcomed by the University of Northern Iowa, a student-centered liberal arts institution that emphasizes excellent instruction.  More than 13,000 bright and diverse students from 46 states and 78 countries come to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 120 undergraduate and 70 graduate majors.

About the graduate programs at UNI:

For over 120 years, the University of Northern Iowa has fostered a premier teaching and learning environment. Recognition of the need to provide a broad curriculum of advanced programs leading to graduate degrees has been an integral part of its history. The University initiated graduate degree programs in 1951, when the Board of Regents authorized the offering of a program of graduate study leading to the Master of Arts in Education.