Special Endorsement in Computer Education, P.B.C.



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The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate for Special Endorsement in Computer Education requires 18 credit hours and is offered jointly by the departments of Library and Information Science and Teacher Education and Higher Education. The certificate provides educators with extensive knowledge and skills to work with students and other teachers to use computers in on-going instructional programs and to serve as a computer education leader for a school. Completion of the certificate provides NC licensed teachers the opportunity to fulfill requirements to apply for the NC endorsement for the position of Technology Facilitator. Offered on-campus or online.

Program Distinctions

This program leads to the appropriate state-level certification for the 18079 certification.

The Student Experience

Graduate students in the School of Education’s LIS programs benefit from online synchronous instruction that enables engaging instruction in a discussion based format. Students interested in research work virtually with faculty members on cutting-edge studies and innovation projects, providing them with first-hand experience with discovering solutions to pressing social and educational issues.

After Graduation

Educators with their 18079 certification are eligible for positions working with instructional technology at the school level. They may work as a school level Instructional Technology Facilitator (ITF), computer lab instructor, or other school level instructional designer. 

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  • The PB Certificate is an add-on license for students who already have an undergraduate degree and teaching license.

All LIS licensure candidates are required to:

  • Submit a Candidate Agreement form to the school library program coordinator.
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Archive all course assignments required as evidence for accreditation and post them to your final portfolio by the last semester of the program.
  • Score 3 or above on all teaching dispositions.

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