Gifted Education - Graduate Certificate

Gifted Education - Graduate Certificate

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2022 through summer 2023. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

Upon completion of this program, candidates with an initial license are eligible for an Add-On Endorsement in Gifted Education.

Core Courses
EDGL 526Identification and Education of the Gifted Learner3
EDGL 619Supporting the Social, Emotional, and Guidance Needs of the Gifted3
EDGL 620Curriculum and Methods for Teaching Gifted Learners 1,23
EDGL 627Program Design and Services in Gifted Education3
Total Hours12

Course should not be taken in the summer


Candidates seeking the Add-On Endorsement in Gifted Education should take EDGL 598 Field Experience Practicum: Gifted Learners (0 c.h.) as a co-requisite withEDGL 620 Curriculum and Methods for Teaching Gifted Learners (3 c.h.)


  • Candidates who want to apply certificate courses to a graduate degree program will have to abide by the GPA and grade requirements of that degree

Completion Requirements

  • 12 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable
  • 2.0 GPA
  • No grade of D may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Certificate must be completed within 3 years
  • Submission of Certificate Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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