BEd In Computer Science Education 6 12
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Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 23, 2021
Accreditation
NCATE through CAEP

Use Your Knowledge and Passion for Computers to Inspire Tomorrow’s IT Leaders

Computers and information technology are an integral part of so many fields today. The demand for new innovation and expertise continues to grow. Partner with Liberty University, and gain the skills needed to educate the future leaders in the information technology and computing field. Our Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Computer Science Education 6-12 is designed to prepare to become a licensed teacher.

Our B.Ed. in Computer Science Education will prepare you with the knowledge you need to teach a variety of topics related to computing. Upon graduation, you can be prepared for licensure and ready to teach middle or high school computer science classes. Start your degree now so you can make an impact on tomorrow’s innovators in the IT world. We will help you get there!

Upon successful completion of Liberty University’s Virginia state-approved Bachelor of Education program, you may apply for your teaching license in another state through reciprocity, which may or may not result in additional requirements based on your state’s Department of Education regulations.


Why Choose Liberty’s B.Ed. in Computer Science Degree?

Pursuing your teaching license is a major step in your life! We want to come alongside you and make the process as seamless as possible. Since true work experience is the best way to gain confidence as a teacher, we offer various practicum and student teaching opportunities to provide you with valuable classroom training.

Within our School of Education, we have a team dedicated to overseeing your practicum experience to ensure that you are prepared to take on a class full of students. You will have the chance to complete your student teaching in various locations throughout Virginia as well as in Washington, D.C., through one of our fellowship programs. Here, you’ll see the urban school setting and stay in the heart of the district for an entire semester!

Our nation is desperate for teachers who are well-educated, enthusiastic, and compassionate toward their students. As one of the largest providers of teachers in Virginia, Liberty wants to help prepare you to teach with integrity and strong Christian ethics. Because as an educator, you have the chance to make a huge impact on the lives of children from all types of backgrounds. Get prepared for this responsibility by partnering with us.


What Will You Learn in Our 6-12 Grade B.Ed. in Computer Science Degree?

In the B.Ed. in Computer Science Education 6-12 program, your studies will be broken into 4 core foundations: education courses, practicum and gate courses, computer science courses, and student teaching. Your education courses will teach you the fundamental skills you will need as a teacher such as evaluating students, creating a curriculum, and teaching to the various behavioral and personality differences you might encounter in the classroom.

We want you to be prepared with the foundational knowledge needed for success in the classroom. You will study a variety of subjects that fall under computer science. You will learn the basics of programming, web architecture, and database management systems. You will also study related areas in software engineering and a variety of math courses. Upon graduation, your knowledge will cover the broad spectrum of subjects that you may teach in your computer science courses.

Your student teaching and practicum will then allow you to put the knowledge you’ve gained into practice. You’ll work in the classroom alongside a licensed teacher to get the experience you need to be confident and comfortable teaching a class on your own.

Review the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

CSIS 310 – Web Architecture and Development

CSIS 320 – IS Hardware and Software

CSIS 330 – Business Data Communication Systems

CSIS 355 – Network Architecture and Protocols

Highlights
Degree Information
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Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Bachelor of Education in Computer Science Degree

  • The School of Education is accredited by NCATE through CAEP.
  • Pursuing our Bachelor of Education licensure-tracks may make you eligible for the Federal TEACH Grant.
  • You will have a minimum of 390 classroom hours by the time you graduate.
  • The Educational Technology Lab provides students with resources, software, and equipment to help promote learning with technology.
  • All of our faculty who oversee licensure courses have K-12 experience and a current teaching license.
  • Get involved with professional and student organizations related to your career goals and expand your professional network.
  • You will have the opportunity to complete your student teaching in a variety of settings throughout Virginia or in the Washington, D.C., public school system through our Washington Fellowship.

B.Ed. in Computer Science Degree Information

Career Opportunities for B.Ed. in Computer Science Education 6-12 Graduates

  • College/university academic advisor
  • Computer science teacher for a Christian school
  • High school computer science teacher
  • Middle school computer science teacher
  • Private school teacher

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.