The Master’s program in Gifted Studies provides special advanced training and leadership experiences for professionals who are committed to programming for gifted students. Information concerning gifted students is beneficial to all teachers, administrators, parents, counselors, and other interested persons. Gifted studies coursework and practical experiences are designed to prepare the graduate student to recognize and meet the unique needs of gifted students. Graduate students in Gifted Studies must take a minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate coursework.
The W also offers an Institutional-approved graduate program for certification in Gifted Education (K-12).
This program is based on the standards of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). Candidates who successfully complete this program will be competent in each area as it pertains to Gifted Studies: