Additional information about the Computer Science Endorsement, including course descriptions and featured faculty, is available at csed.uni.edu. Click the "Next Steps" tab above to enroll.
UNI’s Department of Computer Science offers coursework to assist teachers in gaining this knowledge. This coursework is the right mix of content, interaction, and sustained inquiry to help educators succeed as Computer Science teachers. View/download a flyer with additional information
We are currently accepting enrollments for the Summer 2021 cohort; coursework begins June 7, 2021.Enroll today!
Coursework is offered primarily asynchronously through Blackboard, with occasional Zoom meetings. In-person sessions at local AEAs are optional.
Tentative course scheduleClick on a course title to view the course description (if available).
All students pay the same tuition rate, regardless of location, making it an affordable option for all students.
Tuition for the 2020-21 academic year is $509 per unit of graduate credit or $320 per unit of undergraduate credit. An additional technology fee per course may apply. Tuition and fees are expected to rise each May, typically announced by the Iowa Board of Regents in March.
Distance education students may qualify for financial aid with the following eligibility requirements:
Specific questions about financial aid should be directed to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships at 319-273-2700 or email@example.com
Since its establishment in 1876 as the Iowa State Normal School, the University of Northern Iowa has maintained its affirmed commitment to the support of excellence in teacher education. That commitment remains strong as the university continues to prepare students to become teachers, as well as provide opportunities for career advancement in the field of education. In addition to a commitment to teaching, our faculty members are engaged in research, writing and professional development. View UNI's national rankings and honors.
Research findings demonstrate that students of all types of learning styles can succeed in a distance environment. View our tips for being a successful distance learner.
The University of Northern Iowa is committed to providing comprehensive support services for distance education students. The Office of Continuing and Distance Education serves as your primary point of contact in accessing distance education support services, including enrollment services, technical support for online course tools and more. You are also given access to the UNI Rod Library’s print and electronic collections for your convenience. View a complete list of services and support resources.
Please contact the Office of Continuing and Distance Education at 319-273-7206, 800-648-3864 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. If we don’t have the answer, we will do our best to find it.
You will work with the program coordinator when communicating about the program of study. Once participating in the program, you will be assigned a faculty advisor who will work with you one-on-one regarding your progress in the program.
For information about course delivery, please see the "Overview" tab above.
See the "Next Steps" tab above for information. If you have any questions, please contact the program coordinator(s) and/or enrollment contact below or contact the Office of Continuing and Distance Education at ContinuingEd@uni.edu.
An application for admission is not required for this program. Please submit an enrollment form at distance.uni.edu/enroll to be registered for coursework.
To be notified about the coursework offerings, please complete the online interest form to the right and we will contact you as information becomes available.
The next step is to enroll in a course. Please see the program schedule tab above for course details and enrollment information.
Questions about course enrollment can be directed to Carolina.Wilson@uni.edu, 800-648-3864 or 319-273-2121.
Upon successful completion of the required courses, you may add the endorsement to your Iowa teaching license by completing the Application to Add an Endorsement from the Board of Educational Examiners.
If you have completed all of the required endorsement courses through UNI, follow option 1 on the Add an Endorsement to a License page. This allows you to apply to an endorsement through UNI. The BOEE does charge a fee to add the endorsement.
If you have any questions, please contact the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners: boee.iowa.gov/contact-us/staff-directory
Delivery of the program is contingent on a sufficient number of students being accepted into the program.