This program is designed for licensed teachers who wish to attain certification in gifted studies. Gifted Studies coursework and practical experiences are designed to prepare the graduate student to recognize and meet the unique cognitive and affective needs of gifted students. The master's degree in Gifted Studies provides special advanced training and leadership experiences for professionals who are committed to more purposeful and comprehensive programming for gifted students. Courses for gifted certification are available online.
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Financial aid is available to part-time and full-time students seeking a degree after acceptance to the program. For more information, please call the Financial Aid Center at 662-329-7114.
You may also fill out an application for a Graduate Scholarship or Graduate Assistantship from Graduate Studies in Education.
If you are a licensed public school teacher in Mississippi and in need of financial assistance, please contact the financial aid office of the Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) for information on the Graduate Teacher Reimbursement Scholarships (GTS). 1-800-327-2980 or 601-423-6997 or www.ihl.state.ms.us
Information on the course for this program can be found in the Graduate Bulletin.
Graduate Education Application Form Scholarship Application Graduate Assistantship Application Immunization Form Reference Form
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Dr. Monica RileyDir. Graduate Studies in EducationDepartment Chair
Education Building Phone: (662) 329-7365
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439