computer science Education

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person or Blended

The program in computer science education prepares students for a career in teaching 4-12th-grade computer science courses in public schools in Arkansas.  The curriculum consists of several education courses and a variety of computing courses in programming, web development, app development, computer hardware, networking, databases, ethics and methods of teaching computer science.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Programming courses
  • App develpment
  • Designing and writing programs
  • Hands-on networking and hardware courses
  • Visiting public school classrooms to observe and teach classes

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • Programming
  • Web development
  • App develolent
  • Computer hardware
  • Networking
  • Databases
  • Ethics
  • Methods of teaching computer science

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $232 | Out-of-State: $464

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • 4-12th-grade teacher
  • Computer science specialist
  • IT-related industry

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Any Arkansas public school
  • Private school
  • Any IT-related company

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Master's in education including counseling or administration 
  • IT-related Master's degree

Point of Pride

ATU's Computer Science Education program is the first of its kind in the state of Arkansas (approved by ADHE in 2016).

 

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