SJC Brooklyn B.S. in Computer Science Teacher Certification
Prepare to teach grades K-12. Help students become digitally fluent. Get ready.
Are you passionate about computing? Do you want to help inspire generations of tech-savvy students to share that same passion as you? If so, then prepare for a career that’s at the very heart of our digital future with SJC Brooklyn’s B.S in Computer Science Teacher Certification.
Our program — one of the first of its kind in New York state — provides St. Joseph’s College students with the necessary skills to become a teacher of computer science and computing technology in grades K-12. With three distinct pathways, the program is open to traditional students looking for a four-year degree, those who already hold a teaching certificate in another field, and those who already have experience in the industry and who hold a bachelor’s degree or higher.
From introducing a kindergartener to their first Chromebook or iPad to teaching AP Computer Science in high school, get ready to make a difference in the field of computer science education.
Manoj Aryal ’21
Mathematics and Computer Science Major
"The computer science program has given me opportunities for guided research projects, and industry-relevant courses have helped my transition into a working environment. Community engagement and relevant workshops allowed me to explore and discover my passion."
The SJC Brooklyn B.S. in Computer Science Teacher Certification Experience
Gain the Skills You Need to Succeed: Study a range of topics in the field of computer science, including algorithms and programming, computing systems, data and analysis, impacts of computing, networks and the internet.
Interconnectedness: This program combines education studies with computer science, allowing students to gain such skills as problem-solving, written and oral communication, critical thinking, pedagogical skills and analytical reasoning.
In High Demand: A necessary field, computer science teachers ensure that every student knows how to live productively and safely in a technology-dominated world. This includes understanding the essential features of digital technologies, why and how they work, and how to communicate and create using those technologies.