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University Catalog 2017-2018 
University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Applications in Schools (CAS)

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The post-baccalaureate credit certificate program in Computer Applications in Schools is designed to prepare teachers to use computers in their classrooms and to take leadership roles in their schools. Those who complete the program will be prepared to teach students about computers; to incorporate computers in their instruction; to select and modify instructional software; to evaluate and select hardware; to create multimedia and hypermedia and to use computers to manage classrooms and schools. Completion of this credit certificate program requires 21 units in core and elective courses with a minimum B (3.0) average. Refer to the Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Studies: General Information  section for general regulations governing all certificate programs.

Admission to the Program

In addition to University requirements for admission to graduate study, applicants must have:

  1. An earned baccalaureate degree from accredited institution of higher education with a 2.75 grade point average in the last 60 semester units attempted.
  2. Official transcripts.
  3. An application for formal admission to the program through the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education.

Pre/Co-requisite (3 units)

Requirements for the Certificate (21 units)

Electives (9 or more units)

Recommended electives (at least 2 courses must come from the following list)

U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program: Certificate Program in Computer Applications in Schools (CAS)
Occupations that this certificate program prepares students to enter:
-Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers; SOC Code 25-2000;
25-1191.00 - Graduate Teaching Assistants

25-9041.00 - Teacher Assistants

25-3099.02 - Tutors

25-1072.00 - Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary*

25-2021.00 - Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education*

25-2022.00 - Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education*

25-2031.00 - Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education*

25-3011.00 - Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors*

25-2023.00 - Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School*

25-2032.00 - Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School*

25-2054.00 - Special Education Teachers, Secondary School*

25-2053.00 - Special Education Teachers, Middle School*

*Additional certification required for teaching positions

On-time graduation rate for students completing this program:
Data not available
Costs of Attendance for the entire normal duration (four quarters, at two courses per quarter) of this certificate program:
Tuition and Fees: $7,608.18
Books and Supplies: $2,184
Median loan debt incurred by students who completed this certificate program:
The job placement rate for students completing the program:
Data not available.


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