Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Computer Science Instruction Certificate

15 months
1567 USD/credit 15043 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 15043 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 11568 USD/year
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Develop the necessary skills to teach computer science at the secondary level with the Graduate Computer Science Instruction Certificate in the College of Science and Technology at Temple University. 


Computer science is a critically important, highly competitive discipline that has grown exponentially in recent years. However, the U.S. faces a shortage of qualified computer science teachers. This 12-credit graduate certificate program is specifically designed for current math and science teachers to help meet the growing demand for computer science and information technology instruction in secondary schools.

Future Career

Graduates of the Computer Science Instruction Certificate program from Temple University are prepared to continue their careers as professional educators, with the added opportunity to teach computer science, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the U.S.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Comp-Based Appl Prog
  • Database Design & Programming
  •  Networking & Operating Systems
  • Programming and Data Structure
  • System Software and Operating Systems
  • Discrete Structure of Computer Science
  •  Scripting for Sciences and Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Goals Statement: your statement should be about 500 to 1,000 words in length. Include your specific interest in Temple’s program as well as your research and future career goals, and your previous academic and research achievements.
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15043 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • National

    15043 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • In-State

    11568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 15 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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