Old Dominion University
Darden College of Education
Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies
Norfolk, VA 23529-0498
Tel: 757.683.4305 Fax: 757.683.5227
Contact: Philip A. Reed, Program Director
The Technology Education program at Old Dominion University contains an undergraduate and post baccalaureate option to prepare initial licensure candidates to teach technology education subjects in Virginia’s middle and high schools. It is an approved program in the Commonwealth, accredited by NCATE/CAEP, and received the Outstanding Program designation by the Council on Technology and Engineering Teacher Education.
The Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies (STEMPS) offers the Master of Science (MS) degree with concentrations in Career and Technical Education, Human Resources Training, STEM Education, and Community College Teaching. An Educational Specialist (EdS) degree is offered with the option for students to earn their Virginia Administrative Endorsement. The STEMPS Department has a Ph.D. in Education with emphases in Career and Technical Education, Human Resources Training, and Technology Education. All graduate programs are available on the Norfolk Campus and through distance learning.
School of Education
Integrative STEM Education Program
317 War Memorial Hall (0313)
370 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Contact: Sherri B. Albert
The Integrative STEM Education graduate program at Virginia Tech is designed to develop 21st century K-16 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) educators, leaders, scholars, and researchers prepared to investigate, teach, and disseminate new integrative approaches to STEM education. Our focus on implementation and investigation of new integrative technological/engineering design based teaching and learning practices for STEM education uniquely sets us apart from other STEM programs. Integrative STEM Education at Virginia Tech offers a graduate certificate and degrees at three different levels: Master of Arts in Education degree (MAEd), Education Specialist degree (Ed.S.), or doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.). Graduates of the Virginia Tech Integrative STEM Education program are among the most sought after professionals in higher education. Since the program’s inception, there has been a 100% post-secondary education placement rate for our doctoral graduates.