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Master of Education - Gifted Education Concentration

Gifted StudiesThe Master of Education with concentration in Gifted Education provides special advanced training and leadership experiences for professionals who are committed to programming for gifted students. Information concerning gifted students is beneficial to all teachers, administrators, parents, counselors, and other interested persons. Gifted Education coursework and practical experiences are designed to prepare the graduate student to recognize and meet the unique needs of gifted students. Graduate students in the Gifted Education concentration must take a minimum of 33 semester hours of graduate coursework.

The W also offers an Institutional-approved graduate program for certification in Gifted Education (K-12).

This program is based on the standards of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).   Candidates who successfully complete this program will be competent in each area as it pertains to Gifted Education.

We would be pleased to discuss the program and answer any questions that prospective students may have. Please contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 662-329-7191.

*Updated September 2019 - DEO