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Entirely Online | 15 Credits | 5 Semesters
  • Aligned with the ISTE Standards for computer science endorsement on their teaching license
  • Delivered entirely online to offer flexibility and convenience for teaching professionals
  • Opportunity to simultaneously complete requirements for the Iowa Career & Technical Education Information Technology Endorsement

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As a UNI Online & Distance Education student, you’ll have a dedicated Enrollment Contact and Program Coordinator to assist you with registering for classes, navigating the course sequence and billing process, preparing for graduation, and much more.

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J. Ben Schafer
Program Coordinator
Associate Professor, Computer Science

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Carolina Wilson
Enrollment Contact


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Delivered Entirely Online

Courses are offered entirely online using a combination of Zoom video conferencing and Blackboard, a learning management system that will enhance your learning experience and provide a sense of community with fellow classmates. In addition to the online courses, some optional in-person classes may be available at a central location.

In-school field experiences and student teaching are required.

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A Flexible Online Pathway For Non-traditional Students 

​Designed for those who are:

  • Seeking a 5-12 Computer Science Endorsement (Endorsement # 278) in the state of Iowa
  • Looking to expand their teaching career opportunities
  • Ready to implement and teach advanced placement courses in their schools
  • Needing flexibility due to family/work obligations or other life circumstances
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Individualized Support Services

Throughout every step of your program, you'll have a dedicated team of support staff ready to assist you. You'll also have access to UNI services such as:

  • Personalized academic advising
  • Support from Financial Aid, Career Services and Rod Library staff
  • Academic support and tutoring opportunities from the UNI Learning Center
  • Access to student accessibility services and staff
  • Technical support assistance
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Next Steps

Express Interest

Complete our online information request form. We'll send program updates, important information, and application deadlines directly to your inbox!

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Enroll Now

To enroll, students will complete the online enrollment form below.

Questions about course enrollment can be directed to or 319-273-2121.


Add the Endorsement to your Teaching License

Upon successful completion of the required courses, complete this application from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners (IBOEE).

If you have completed all of the required endorsement courses through UNI, follow option 1 on the application.

A fee may be charged. Questions can be addressed to the IBOEE here.

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Delivery of this program is contingent on a sufficient number of students being accepted into the program.