Computer Science Education


Program Overview

This Master’s degree will prepare you to teach Computer Science Education to all grade levels.

Coursework and Clinical Experiences

Courses are offered in the afternoon and evening. Some courses may be available in an online or hybrid format. Select courses have required hours of classroom experience (fieldwork) in a New York City public school. Students also participate in supervised teaching as the culmination of their course of study.




Computer Science (All Grades)

Eligibility and Admissions Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • General education core in the liberal arts and sciences to include: artistic expression, communication, information retrieval, concepts in history and social sciences, humanities, a world language other than English, scientific and mathematical processes, and written analysis and expression  (Waived for Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 applicants)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Two professional references
  • An official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report (Waived for Fall 2024 applicants)
  • Interview with program faculty
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer science and programming in Python, C++ or Java.
    • Applicants will upload a code sample in a text-based language that is representative of their current programming ability in their personal statement, or will provide a link to sample code on their resume.

To Apply

To start your application, visit the Hunter College Online Application.

When applying to this program under Program of Study, select School of Education – Other Programs, and Computer Science Education.

Application Deadlines

Fall Start

  • March 15 (Priority Deadline)
  • June 1 (Extended Deadline)

Visit How to Apply for information about deadline extensions.

Related Programs

If you hold NYS certification in a middle or high school subject area, you may be eligible for the Advanced Certificate in Computer Science Education.

Contact an Admissions Advisor

Program Leader

Edgar Troudt

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