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 development
- Designing and writing programs
- Hands-on networking and hardware courses
- Visiting public school classrooms to observe and teach classes
SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN
- Web development
- App development
- Computer hardware
- Methods of teaching computer science
About This Degree
In-State: $232 per credit hour
Out-of-State: $464 per credit hour
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.
- Financial Aid
- Payment Plan
- Graduate Assistantships
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
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).