Gifted Education Graduate Certificate

Graduate Level Certificate - Gifted Education

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • The certificate is a graduate level certificate that develops expertise in gifted and talented education by providing the specialized skills necessary to effectively teach high ability students. The Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education program enhances an educator’s ability to create inclusive programs for gifted students, and coordinate programs and services at the district level. The University of Montana is the only university in Montana offering this certificate. Courses are taught by faculty with extensive knowledge and expertise in gifted education.

  • The certificate aligns with the National Gifted Education Standards for Teacher Preparation. These national standards were developed by the National Association for Gifted Children in collaboration with the Council for Exceptional Children. The Certificate is offered completely online and is open to teachers across the U.S. and around the world.

Summary

Course Requriments

12

Total Hours

12


Course Requirement s

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

EDU 561

Introduction to Gifted/Talented Education

3

EDU 562

Social and Emotional Development of Gifted and Talented Learners

3

EDU 563

Methods and Curriculum for the Gifted and Talented

3

EDU 564

Planning Programs for the Gifted and Talented

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C