Increase your reach in education with an authorization in computer science. STEM education continues to be on the rise, providing opportunity for teachers to advance their knowledge and students to gain valuable skills to provide them with an edge-up in the workforce. Computer science is a vast area, offering opportunities across a span of industries, depending on your specific skillset. This online program will prepare you to teach a comprehensive computer science curriculum, including computational thinking, computing practice and programming, software design, data structure and algorithms. Teach up through grade 12 with the Specific Supplementary Authorization, and make your mark in STEM education and help pave a path of success for our students.
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Total Units 19 Units
K-12 educators, pre-service teachers or school or district administrators in public, private or charter school environments who are interested in furthering their knowledge in computer science education.
The Computer Science Authorization may be of interest to any teacher, pre-service teacher or school or district administrator interested in furthering their knowledge in computer science education. Specific supplementary authorizations may only be added to Single Subject Credentials and authorize the holder to teach Computer Science in grades preschool, K-12, and classes primarily for adults.
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