Specialize in Computing and Web Programming

The 21st century classroom would not be complete without a focus on computer science education. Data science, programming, software engineering and cybersecurity are fields of enormous growth.

With Nova Southeastern University’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Education degree, you’ll have the opportunity to teach the software engineers, data scientists and cybersecurity experts that will be shaping the future of business and technology. You’ll receive a solid foundation in education, but also a comprehensive set of methods courses specifically designed for computer science instruction. Such courses will include computer programming, data structures, web programming and design and software engineering.

This degree focuses on developing leaders and professionals who are equipped with the skills to promote equity, inclusion, cultural awareness and social responsibility in diverse settings.

Why Should You Major in Computer Science Education at NSU?

Get the Fischler Academy Advantage

This degree is a product of NSU’s Fischler Academy program, which is an experiential, project-driven, mastery-based program combining cutting-edge teaching pedagogies in a highly personalized learning environment. The academy combines bachelor’s and master’s degree programs designed for traditional first-time-in-college students who wish to become educational leaders. Fischler Academy combines the very best in student-centered teaching strategies with competency-based educational experiences. Our mission is to educate great teachers who will inspire generations of students.

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Average Starting Salary

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual salary for middle and high school teachers in 2019 was $59,660 and $61,660, respectively.

Shark Destinations

You’ll find NSU education alumni at school districts all around the country, including Broward County Public Schools and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (the sixth largest in the nation), Palm Beach County Public Schools, Pinellas County Public Schools, the Archdiocese of Miami and Exceed Preparatory Academy.  Our alumni serve as teachers for K-12 students or support the future of other educators in administrative roles.