Want to serve the needs of all the students in your classroom? Consider getting an advanced certificate in Gifted Education! School districts are now recognizing the need for specialists dedicated to those who can teach gifted and talented students, and you’ll need this advanced certificate in order to qualify for these positions.
Here’s what makes the Mount's Gifted Education program unique:
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12 credits in Gifted Education
Learn about Advanced Certificate in Gifted Education academic requirements and courses here.
One of the best aspects of this program is that it is only 12 credits, which means you can complete the degree in one academic year. You’ll take two accelerated courses in the fall and two in the spring through our online cohort model. Additionally, you’ll participate in 50 hours of fieldwork with the gifted education population to practice your skills. At the conclusion of the program, you will take the Content Specialty Test in Gifted Education in order to be certified by New York State.
With this advanced certificate, you will be qualified to teach in gifted education classes in the grade area of your initial certification (childhood or adolescence).