Talent Development and Gifted Education Certificate

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Delivery
Fully Online
Cost
Per credit: $711.00
Total Credits
12
Credential
Graduate Certificate
Application Deadlines
March 1 for spring; October 15 for fall and summer
Campus
Twin Cities
College
College of Education and Human Development
Department
Educational Psychology

This program gives K-12 and postsecondary teachers, administrators, and education professionals the opportunity to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, implement, and supervise programs in the education of gifted and talented students.

Curriculum

This program is designed for degree-seeking or nondegree-seeking students who have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. The program is only available to international students enrolled in a concurrent graduate program. Students must complete at least 12 credits of the following coursework:

  • EPSY 5101—Intelligence and Creativity (3 cr)
  • EPSY 5191—Education of the Gifted and Talented (3 cr)
  • EPSY 5991 (Section 4)—Independent Study in Educational Psychology (3 cr)

Elective

One elective course (minimum 3 credits) is required with approval of the certificate program director. Examples include coursework in learning and cognition, social psychology of education, measurement, or coursework in another discipline such as curriculum and instruction, educational administration, child development, or psychology.