CSEd Graduate Certificate
CS Education Graduate Certificate and IT Supplemental Endorsement
A graduate certificate is a great way to get started with graduate courses in teaching computer science. The best part is that if you change your mind down the road, all of the credits you earn can be applied to the MS in Computer Science Education!
Program Requirements (18 credit hours)
- Choose one:
- CSTE 8020 - Exploring Computer Science for Teachers
- CSTE 8030 - Computer Science Principles for Teachers
- CSTE 8040 - Object Oriented Programming for Teachers
- CSCI/CYBR 8366 - Foundations of Information Assurance
- Choose one:
- CSCI 8256 - Human Computer Interaction
- CSCI 8266 - User Experience Design
- CSCI 8836 - Software Engineering
- TED 8006 - Special Methods in the Content Area (IT/CS Section)
- CSCI 8010: Foundations of Computer Science
Upon completing all courses (with the exception of CSCI 8010), those holding a current Nebraska teaching certificate are eligible for the IT supplemental endorsement.
Follow the instructions provided by the College of Education once these courses have been completed to add this to your teaching license.
Application and Admissions Information
To apply, create an account in the UNO Admissions system, upload your required documents, and complete the application form. In addition to the required form fields, you will need to following materials to complete your application:
- Current résumé or CV
- Personal statement of purpose (click here for more details about what to include)
- A copy of your current teaching certificate (if you are an active teacher in any state)
- Personal/Professional Fitness form
- Academic transcripts for prior study
- NOTE: International students who do not intend to teach in the U.S. may be eligible for admission. However, international students seeking admission to this program must have a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based), 6.5 IELTS, or 53 PTE.
- Summer: April 1st
- Fall: July 1st
- Spring: December 1st