Graduate Certificate in Computer Science Education
The College of Saint Scholastica

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Computer Science Education from The College of Saint Scholastica is an online computer science degree.  If you are a current teacher at the secondary level in any field or an educator who provides computer science education to kids in out-of-school programs, then this degree may be for you.  As the computer science field grows, there is also an increasing demand for professionals to teach computer science courses to prepare the next generation to work in this competitive field.  This online STEAM degree, one of several in the National Center for Computer Science Education that supports computer science learning opportunities, prepares students to teach computer science concepts.  Plus, all courses in this online computer science degree include diversity, helping teachers meet the needs of all learners and including pedagogical content knowledge.  The curriculum is likely comprised of these courses:

  • Computational Thinking and Standards
  • Computer Science Principles
  • Programming and Teaching Java
  • Computer Science Methods and Capstone  

Courses may be applied toward the Master of Education degree program to meet elective requirements and this certificate meets the ISTE Standards for Computer Science Educators.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

The College of Saint Scholastica is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)