The Department of Technology supports the UMES Land Grant mission by offering three unique undergraduate degree programs that are only available at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. They are: (1) Construction Management Technology (2) Engineering Technology and (3) Technology and Engineering Education. A graduate program approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (also unique in the University System) in Career and Technology Education is also offered by the department. Graduates qualify for professional/technical employment in industry with construction management firms, manufacturing firms, and in public education. Employment and career opportunities for students in each major are excellent.
The Department of Technology is committed to providing the most up-to-date instruction for students with emphasis on technical applications, systems operation, educational services, and management in the fields of construction, engineering technology, and technical education. Faculty are also engaged in service to the university and local community and scholarly pursuits including: research and publication in recognized professional journals, attending and presenting papers at professional meetings, and grant proposal writing projects. Given the strong and continuing support from internal and external sources, the future for the Department appears to be very bright.
The Department of Technology includes the following undergraduate programs:
» Construction Management Technology (Bachelor of Science - B.S.)
» Engineering Technology (Bachelor of Science - B.S.)
» Technology and Engineering Education (Bachelor of Science - B.S.)
The Department of Technology includes the following graduate program:
» Career and Technology Education (Master of Education - M.Ed.)
Derrek B. Dunn, Ph.D.
Chair of the Department of Technology