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M.Ed. with Gifted Education Concentration

Course of Study

Learn to recognize and address the unique needs of gifted students, as well as how to differentiate curriculum, instruction, and assessment to meet the unique needs of gifted students.

The Master of Education with Gifted Education emphasis consists of 33 credit hours.

Core Courses for the Master of Education:

  • ED 600: Action Research
  • ED 614: Leadership through Building a Culture of Professionalism
  • ED 652: Leadership through Curriculum Development & Supervision
  • ED 697: Internship in Masters of Education
  • ED 697: Internship in Masters of Education
  • ED 699: Ethical Leadership Capstone

Emphasis Courses for the Gifted Education Program:

  • ED 516: Understanding Gifted Populations
  • ED 517: Methods, Materials, and Resources for Teaching the Gifted
  • ED 530: Affective & Social Needs of the Gifted
  • ED 549: Instructional Assessment Practices and Procedures
  • ED 595: Program Development & Evaluation


The Gifted program requires six credit hours of internship courses. The internship requirement will be divided into two courses over two semesters. The requirement can be met through your school of employment.

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 *Updated September 2019 - DEO