Gifted Education and Talent Development, Specialist in Education (0490)
Julia L. Roberts, email@example.com, (270) 745-6480
The Specialist Degree in Gifted Education and Talent Development prepares leaders to understand and implement strategies, procedures, and policies that allow children and youth with gifts and talents to achieve their potentials and to provide in-depth learning experiences to develop expertise in gifted education and talent development.
Applicants must have a master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent international institution of higher education. The applicant must have a 3.0 grade-point-average in the master’s program.
Graduate School Admission
Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.
Program Requirements (30 hours)
|EDFN 500||Research Methods||3|
|GTE 536||Nature and Needs of Gifted, Creative, and Talented Students||3|
|GTE 537||Curriculum, Strategies, and Materials for Gifted Students||3|
|GTE 539||Assessment and Identification of Gifted and Talented Children||3|
|GTE 540||Developing Creativity and Leadership in Gifted Youth||3|
|PSY 432G||Psychology of the Gifted and Creative||3|
|Issues in Gifted Education and Talent Development|
|Seminar in Gifted Education and Talent Development|
|Practicum for Teachers of Gifted Students|
|EDU 699||Specialist Project||6|
If the graduate student has already completed the twelve hours required for the Gifted Endorsement (GTE 536, GTE 537, PSY 432G, and GTE 540) and the courses have already been counted on a prior degree, he/she must substitute other hours with advisor approval.