Gifted Education - Graduate Certificate

Gifted Education - Graduate Certificate

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2019 through summer 2020. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

Add-on licensure is an option for those who meet the requirements described under Program Information in the Advising Guide. Refer to

Core Courses
EDUC 526Principles and Practices in Gifted Education3
EDUC 620Organization and Design of Gifted Education Programs3
EDUC 621Educational Assessment for Special Needs3
EDUC 627Reading and Research in Gifted Education3
Total Hours12


  • Students who want to apply certificate courses to a graduate degree program will have to abide by the GPA and grade requirements of that degree
  • Candidates seeking the add-on gifted education endorsement must take EDUC 598 Field Experience Practicum (3 c.h.) to complete the required practicum
  • No course substitutions allowed in the certificate

Completion Requirements

  • 12 total hours
  • All courses must be completed through Liberty University
  • 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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