48 months
11936 USD/year
11936 USD/year
8834 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Education degree from Dakota State University proves it. We embed laptops, smartboards, iPads, 3D printers, data server rooms, and more into our curriculum. You will learn how to grade tests, quizzes, and homework from your computer. 


The education aspect is highly emphasized as well, so your expertise will range from differentiated learning to coding and cyber safety to content standards. We also offer a K-12 Technology endorsement, enabling you to teach computer classes in any grade.

For even more experience, you'll embark on a year-long student teaching residency, providing you with advice and teaching skills.  

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the Computer Education degree from Dakota State University, students will:

  • Be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of content and pedagogy knowledge
  • Be able to demonstrate instructional design principles by planning and preparing effective lessons and learning activities for all learners
  • Be able to engage students by delivery of effective lessons and learning activities, and ensure assessment is fully aligned with the instructional outcomes in both content and process
  • Be able to create a safe and respectful learning environment with an awareness of developmental levels and needs of learners
  • Be able to integrate technology into lessons to create interest and communicate knowledge
  • Be able to demonstrate professional dispositions of effective teachers to positively impact student learning while contributing to the well-being of their district

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Basic Programming
  • Business Applications Programming 
  • Web Application Programming 
  • Management Information Systems
  • Structured Systems Analysis and Design 
  • Database Management Systems
  • Networking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to demonstrate your academic ability to meet the academic challenges at DSU, you’ll need to meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Maintain an above-average academic record at least equivalent to a "B-" (2.60 on a 4.00 GPA scale)
  • Be in the top 60% of your class 
  • Get an ACT composite score of 18 or above, or get an SAT score of 950 or above with subscores of at least 480 on the Math and 450 on the Critical Reading

Submit original academic transcripts

  • Your academic transcripts need to be originals or official certified true copies. If your transcripts are not in English, certified true translations must be attached.

Be proficient in English

  • If you’re not a native speaker of English, you must demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5968 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    11936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5968 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4417 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Madison

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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