Samford’s M.S.E. in Gifted Education has been awarded National Recognition of Specialized Professional Associations through CAEP, the accrediting body for university schools of education. This program offered at Samford University is the only graduate program in Alabama that has received this prestigious approval.
Gifted specialists understand the uniqueness and the characteristics of gifted learners. Our program graduates are prepared to develop appropriate learning opportunities that aid gifted students in reaching their full potential.
The program is delivered in a blended format, ideal for educators working full-time. Blended courses offer the same quality education as students receive in a face-to-face classroom, including strong relationships with classmates and faculty, small class sizes and a blend of theoretical concepts with practical, hands-on experiences. Courses are delivered by award-winning faculty who are invested in preparing the next generation of teacher leaders.
The program was developed to help certified teachers continue their education, take on leadership roles, and conduct powerful practitioner research that has the ability to have a direct impact on their practice and the practice of others.
Is This Program for Me?
If you have a desire to help gifted and talented students reach their full potential, this program is for you. This program will help you enhance your skills and your career. As gifted educators, we believe it is our responsibility to find the unique gifts of talented students and give them the opportunities they need to thrive. By completing the program, you will become well-versed in the theories, research and strategies that best serve gifted students.
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- Differentiating Instruction and Teaching the Gifted in the Regular Classroom
- Nature and Needs of the Gifted Learner
- Current Issues in Gifted Education Seminar
- Curriculum Materials and Methods for the Gifted
- Practicum in Gifted Education
- Developing Creative and Critical Thinking Skills
- Curriculum Integration of Technology
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Application fee of $35 made payable to Samford University
- One official transcript showing bachelor's degree
- Article critique
- Passing score on MAT or GRE
- Class B teaching certificate, any field
- One letter of recommendation
- Dispositions for mfilled out by current supervisor
- Interview with program director
International25860 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 862 USD per credit during 12 months.
National25860 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 862 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Homewood
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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