Technology in schools

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Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Successful completion of the program requires 30 credit hours from the courses listed below.

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Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

Computer Science proper qualification

By taking the Computer Science for Educators course, you meet requirements for DESE’s “Computer Science proper qualification" in Missouri.

Computer Science for Educators aligns with the Computer Science for Educator national standards and examines the practices and concepts central to computer science education at the secondary level. The course provides an introduction to computing systems, networks and the internet, data analysis, algorithms, programming, and the impacts of computing. The course also integrates instructional strategies, computational thinking practices and the big ideas included in AP Computer Science Principles Curriculum Framework.

Learn more about the "Computer Science proper qualification."

Internship opportunities

As a SISLT student, you have the opportunity to earn graduate credits and valuable experience in an internship. As an intern, students sign up for IS_LT 9480 and earn 1 credit hour for every 45 work hours they complete. Learn more about the real-world knowledge that students gain from learning technologies and design internships.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

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This program is administered by the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies