Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Gifted Education Graduate Certificate Program (Non-Degree, Non-Endorsement)

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

This four-course certificate program is designed for K-12 teachers who want to learn more about characteristics and needs of students who are identified as needing gifted education services and programming. Teachers will complete the program with a foundation in gifted education that better prepares them to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners. In addition, teachers will learn research-based instructional strategies and will be required to work directly with students to apply the knowledge and skills learned in the courses.

Certificate Requirements — 12 Credits

Required Credits - 12 credits

EDSE 664Diversity in Gifted Education

3

EDSE 683Nature and Needs of Gifted Learners

3

EDSE 685Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners

3

EDSE 686Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners

3