Online Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction (Gifted Education)
Gifted education master’s programs develop the knowledge and abilities needed to create and shape interventions that support academically talented students. After earning this degree, you’ll be well-positioned to assist gifted learners in a variety of educational settings.
Next start date: 08/19/2021
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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Why earn a master’s in gifted education online?
Studying for a master’s in gifted education online is a way to build critical competencies related to working with gifted children. Topics in this program can enhance your advocacy work in your current role or lead to new career opportunities. You’ll be better equipped to identify academic potential in students and imagine new ways of supporting their development. The program is designed to benefit:
- Behavior analysts.
- Early interventionists.
- Family members.
- School psychologists.
The online curriculum offers opportunities to apply your education to practical challenges. Several courses require you to have access to learners or educational settings where you can gain hands-on experience and apply your learning.
With a thorough understanding of the latest research and educational theories, you’ll be encouraged to explore learning and instructional design while using emerging technologies. Basic computer skills and an openness to new technology is essential to being successful in the program.
Do gifted education teachers have to get a gifted education degree?
Depending on the job requirements in your state, school district and educational environment, a degree from a gifted education graduate program may be required. Even for paths where a degree isn’t strictly needed, the program still provides a useful background.
Gifted education master’s program courses
The gifted education graduate program features small class sizes and skilled faculty with a deep knowledge of gifted learners. A central focus of the program is applying what you learn in your classes to formal and informal educational settings. You’ll learn how to address the specific needs of gifted learners and expand your knowledge of how to incorporate technology into gifted education instruction. Some courses available in this program include:
What can I do with a master’s in gifted education?
The gifted education master’s program can prove useful for roles in a variety of educational settings. Teachers who have already earned their certification may be able to use this degree to advance their careers and start teaching in gifted or honors classrooms. This program also prepares you for jobs as a gifted coordinator and other administrative roles in education. Potential paths include:
Gifted education admission requirements
Applicants to the Master of Education in curriculum and instruction program who wish to pursue a concentration in gifted education must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Promoting educational excellence for dedicated instructors
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems. ASU is ranked #17 in the world in the subject area of education, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. According to U.S. News & World Report, 2021, our college ranks in the top 15 best online graduate programs in the nation. Our programmatic honors include:
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