Montana State University-Northern
College of Technical Sciences
Industrial Technology Program (for teachers)

* The BSEd in Industrial Technology (teaching) is currently in Moratorium. We are not accepting new students into this program. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this degree. This program is being reviewed and may become available in the future.

Foster the Next Generation's Interest in Engineering and Technology

The Montana State University-Northern industrial technology program provides the skills and foundation for students to teach in the technical field. The industrial technology market is rapidly growing, and teachers are in high demand. With an industrial technology degree from MSU-N, graduates will be well prepared for a teaching career in industrial technology areas including industrial design, construction and maintenance.

  • Master industrial technology program courses in the technical areas of construction, machining, manufacturing, design drafting, communications, transportation and much more.
  • Gain the skills necessary for industrial technology teaching careers when you earn a Bachelor of Science Education degree in industrial technology from MSU-N.
  • Complete foundation courses introducing you to the field of teacher education as an industrial technology teaching majors.
  • Complete the scheduled classes for an industrial technology teaching degree with no minor requirement.
Bachelor's in Industrial Technology for Teachers: Challenging Studies. Rewarding Career.

MSU-Northern's industrial technology degree includes 128 total credits consisting of general education courses and industrial technology requirements. These classes provide students with the foundation and skills need to successfully teach others in areas of industrial technology.

  • Experience hands on lab work and application as well teaching and education techniques in the industrial technology program.
  • Work with faculty in the education department in meeting the requirements for admission and retention in the industrial technology teaching program.
  • Apply for teacher licensure with certification in the field of Industrial Technology after you earn you industrial technology teaching degree from MSU-N.
Industrial Technology Education Faculty: Making a Difference for Students.
  • Learn from industrial technology professors who have years of experience in the fast-paced industrial technology field.
  • Work closely in the classroom with educators who will prepare graduates for real-life work in the field by implementing hands on lab work and application techniques.
  • Take classes from professionals who will broaden your educational experience by taking courses in communications, social sciences, humanities, and math and science.
Industrial Technology BSEd Classes: Training Industrial Technology Teachers.

Industrial Technology – Become proficient in a range of industrial subjects, including woodworking, computer aided design, construction technology, and material fabrication.

Education – Develop the skills to plan curriculum and manage students in a classroom setting through the industrial technology teaching degree.

Core Studies – Round out your career-focused skills with college-level fundamentals required for an MSU-N four-year degree; classes include writing, communications, math, science, and social science.

Industrial Technology Teacher Career Outlook

The Successful graduates the industrial technology teaching program will be able to apply for teacher licensure with certification in the field of Industrial Technology having met the requirements of the Board of Public Education.

Demand is high for teachers of Industrial Technology as there is a national shortage in this area. In addition, the strong technical background of graduates opens up numerous other career opportunities such as industrial training and sales, construction and industrial management, and field service representative.


Larry Strizich
   Office: Brockmann Center 210H
   Phone: (406) 265-3724

Virgil Hawkinson
   Office: Brockmann Center 210T
   Phone: (406) 265-4161

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