Computer Science Program

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Computer Science Program

This 26-credit program teaches currently certified New Jersey teachers, in any subject area, the content, and how to teach the content, of AP® Computer Science Principles and AP Computer Science A. Coursework includes a combination of online NJCTL Content, Teaching Methods, and Field Experience Courses for Teachers. This program is designed to meet future regulations for NJ Computer Science endorsement.

NJCTL is a College Board® Endorsed Provider of both AP Computer Science courses.

NJCTL Tuition: $165 per credit (NJEA Member Tuition: $132 per credit)

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Computer Science Program of Study

Phase II

Complete in the fall, teach one section of PSI AP Computer Science A to students while receiving online coaching and support from NJCTL.

Phase III

Complete in spring, teach one section of PSI AP Computer Science A to students while receiving online coaching and support from NJCTL.

Phase IV

Complete coursework in preparation to take the Computer Science Praxis. After passing the mandatory Praxis exam(s), candidates apply to the New Jersey Department of Education for endorsement (pending finalization of endorsement requirements).

Program Total

Credits: 26

NJCTL Tuition: $4290 / $3432 for NJEA Members

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100% Online and Asynchronous Courses

Teachers can start and complete courses anytime, anywhere at their own pace.

Certified Teachers of Any Discipline May Enroll

Certified teachers of any subject area or grade level may enroll. No prior mathematics or science background required.

Teachers Begin Teaching in Their New Subject Area in The Fall

After completing the first phase of their program, teachers begin teaching in their new subject area using the free, editable NJCTL course materials from which they just learned, while being coached and taking more advanced courses in that subject.

NJEA Members

NJEA members receive a 20% discount on NJCTL tuition.


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Course Catalog

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