Computer Science Endorsement (graduate)

Columbus State University
Degree Level Teaching Endorsement
Total Credit Hours 17
Per Credit Hour Cost $210.00
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Program Description

An endorsement program that requires 17 semester hours of coursework consisting of four CS content and two Education courses shown below. Prior to entering the program, the candidate must have successfully completed a degree in a teacher education field and have obtained a teacher certificate. Candidates who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science or have taken computer science courses at another college or university may, at the discretion of the TSYS School of Computer Science and College of Education and Health Professions, substitute equivalent courses for the courses given below.

Recommended Course of Study:

CPSC 6103, CPSC 6104, CPSC 6105, CPSC 6106, EDUT 5125G, and EDUT 5455G

Candidates who do not have a background or equivalent coursework in computer science should consider one of the following recommended courses of study while keeping in mind that 1) CPSC6103 is a corequisite for CPSC 6104. (The students can take both in the same semester, but if they take them separately, they must pass CPSC 6103 before attempting CPSC 6104.) AND 2) CPSC 6103 is a required prerequisite for both CPSC 6105 and CPSC 6106. (The students must pass CPSC 6103 before attempting CPSC 6105 or CPSC 6106.)

Admissions Information

Prior to entering the program, the candidate must have successfully completed a degree in a teacher education field and have obtained a teacher certificate. Candidates who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science or have taken computer science courses at another college or university may, at the discretion of the TSYS School of Computer Science and College of Education and Health Professions, substitute equivalent courses for the courses given below.

General Requirements

A baccalaureate or master degree from a college or university accredited by one of the regional accrediting associations

Application + $50 non-refundable application fee (apply online or print form (PDF))

Certificate of Immunization (PDF)

Official transcript from each college and university attended

Test scores from the GRE, GMAT, MAT or other standardized test as required by the individual degree program

Verification and proof of Lawful Presence

Program Accreditation

Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation