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Endorsement in Computer Science Education (Online)

About the Program

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 9
Entry Terms: Spring, Summer

The Computer Science Education Endorsement for Teachers program provides certification for in-service teachers to teach computer science in grades P-12. The program offers three (9 credits) fully online courses that center around the standards adapted from the Standards for Computer Science Educators published in 2011 by the International Society for Technology Education (ISTE), and the Computer Science Teachers Association Interim Standards published in 2016, and are directly adopted to be the program learning outcomes. The program targets learners to become familiar with computational thinking, computer programming teaching methods and pedagogies, as well as principles of computing as they relate to digital citizenship and ethics.

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Admission Requirements

  1. Admission to Georgia Southern University College of Graduate Studies.
  2. Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  3. Hold a level four (4) or higher renewable professional certificate or Five-year Induction certificate in any P-12 or secondary (6-12) teaching field.
  4. Submit a completed Disclosure and Affirmation Form that address misconduct disclosure, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance.

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA. (



Does Not Admit


November 1*


April 1*

*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Program Contact Information

Graduate Academic Services Center

Last updated: 1/12/2024