Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Gifted Education Graduate Certificate (Non-Endorsement)

Program Overview

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.

Federal student loans are not currently available to students who are pursuing a CO state license (initial or additional) through UNC's stand-alone, graduate level licensure programs without being simultaneously enrolled in a Masters, Specialist, or Doctoral program.

Certificate Requirements — 12 Credits

Required Credits — 12 credits

EDSE 664Diversity in Gifted Education


EDSE 683Nature and Needs of Gifted Learners


EDSE 685Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners


EDSE 686Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners


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