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Special Populations - Gifted & Talented (M.Ed.)


Gain a thorough understanding of gifted and talented needs.

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Special Populations - Gifted & Talented (M.Ed.)

This Online Master's Program in Special Populations with a Gifted & Talented Emphasis prepares students to complete supplemental certification as Gifted and Talented while providing a thorough understanding of theory, research strategies, and best practices of gifted education.

Students who complete this emphasis:

  • Understand the standards for providing comprehensive services incorporating research-based best practices for gifted and talented learners.
  • Recognize the significance of diversity for evaluation, planning, and instruction.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of assessment instruments and gifted/talented identification procedures that provide students an opportunity to demonstrate their diverse talents and abilities.
  • Meets the needs of gifted and talented students by modifying the depth, complexity, and pacing of the curriculum and instruction ordinarily provided by the school.

Total Hours 30
Graduate GPA 3.0 minimum
Test Scores Required There is no GRE requirement for this program.
Degree Awarded Master of Education in Special Populations