Prime the Next Generation of Tech Leaders

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. Complete 4 classes to earn an Introductory Authorization and teach in grades 9 and below, or add one more class to earn a Specific Authorization to teach up through grade 12. Make your mark in STEM education and help pave a path of success for our students.

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    Est. Tuition $2,430

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 12 months *

    *Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 15 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (15 Units )
 
WinterSpringSummerFall
Impacts of Computing and Communication DevicesUnderstanding the broad impacts of computing and communication devices.
3 Units
Introduction to Computational Thinking and ProgrammingStudents will learn at least one visual programming language, and receive an introduction to a high-level programming language.
4 Units
Programming and Design IThe study of high-level programming languages and the methodology of software design, including functional approaches.
4 Units
Programming and Design IIDemonstration of knowledge and understanding of a modern, high-level programming language with object-oriented approaches to solve a problem.
4 Units

Getting Started

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your eduction, life and work schedules.

Oct25Fall 2021
Feb05Winter 2022
Feb05Winter 2022

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