12 months
18548 USD/year
18548 USD/year
4720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The M.Ed. with Specialization in Academically or Intellectually Gifted at University of North Carolina Wilmington is a 33-hour program designed for K-12 educators who hold a minimum of a Standard Professional 1 or initial teaching license.


Upon completion of the program, graduates will qualify for the Academically or Intellectually Gifted Add-on Licensure. 

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MEd Academically or Intellectually Gifted program from University of North Carolina Wilmington will be expected to have demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in the following areas:

  • Demonstrate a breadth of general knowledge in the field of gifted education and talent development.
  • Demonstrate a well-articulated knowledge of K-12 communities and issues affecting the gifted and talented population.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills that can be utilized when interacting with stakeholders including colleagues, administrators, families, and community members.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gifted Education
  • Social and Emotional Development and Guidance of Gifted Learners
  • Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Gifted Education
  • Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation in Gifted Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • One official transcript is required from each U.S. post-secondary institution attended. Refer to the Getting Started page for international transcript instructions.
  • 3 recommendations by individuals in relevant professional fields to be submitted through the online application.
  • Essay:  Education Statement of Interest Essay.
  • Licensure Requirements:  The M.Ed. with a specialization in AIG requires that the applicant have a North Carolina "A" level license.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18548 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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