The Computer Science Endorsement allows teachers to understand a breadth of topics in computer science, as well as understanding how to make it relevant for students.

Total credits needed: 18

Program Benefits

Through this endorsement teachers will:

  • Learn a breadth of topics in computer science
  • Develop a variety of skills (programming, web pages, databases, etc.)
  • Learn how to make computer science relevant to students
  • Understand and apply best practices for teaching computer science in the classroom

Career Options

Teachers with this endorsement are qualified to teach Computer Science from middle to high school. After completing the endorsement, students can also use some of the coursework towards the M.S. in Computer Science, which would enable them to teach college level computer science classes.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the Computer Science Endorsement and the courses offered toward the program.

Computer Science Endorsement

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Computer Science at (773) 442-4720.

Computer Science Department Homepage

About Northeastern

Northeastern Illinois University is home to students from all corners of the world and is one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation. Our small class sizes, flexible schedules and dedicated faculty can help you succeed in your studies.

We offer an education with value.

Apply to Northeastern