M.Ed. Online

Curriculum and Instruction - Gifted Education

Arizona State University

12 months
10372 USD/year
10372 USD/year
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Advance your education career by supporting academically gifted children as they explore their full potential. This Curriculum and Instruction - Gifted Education online program at Arizona State University prepares you to tailor instruction and pedagogy to individual learning needs.


The MEd program in Curriculum and Instruction - Gifted Education at Arizona State University prepares teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, early interventionists and family members to work effectively with gifted children. Students gain the theory and pedagogy needed to identify and serve this population of learners.

Students learn how to identify learning potential and address specific needs of gifted and talented students. They gain an understanding of gifted students' affective and academic needs and learn how to design and provide appropriately challenging, differentiated curriculum and instruction.

Students also learn how to develop a continuum of gifted programs and services; work with school administrators, teachers, school boards and parents; and advocate for gifted students at local and national levels.

The program is designed for public and private teachers in regular classrooms, honors classrooms and gifted programs, and for school administrators and gifted program coordinators.

Career opportunities

Graduates possess skills in creating and strengthening gifted programs, developing instructional methods, advocating for learners and working with school districts and families. This prepares them to expand or pursue education careers working with gifted learners.

Career examples include:

  • educator in gifted or honors classrooms
  • gifted coordinator
  • school administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evaluation in Education
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Testing and Measurement in Gifted Education: Methods
  • Differentiating Instruction for Gifted Learners: Teaching Methods
  • Creativity: Research and Development in Gifted Children
  • Advising the Gifted Learner: Social and Emotional Needs
  • Special Populations in Gifted Education
  • The Gifted Learner: Foundations of Identification, Education and Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation
  • personal statement
  • resume
  • proof of English language proficiency

The letters of recommendation should be from individuals who can speak to the applicant's potential for success in a graduate program.

The personal statement should describe the applicant's interests and reason for seeking this degree.

Tuition Fee

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