Gifted Education

Rutgers University

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
1831 USD/module
1831 USD/module
1077 USD/module
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This special Gifted Education certificate from Rutgers University draws on input from district superintendents and educators, parents, the Educational Resource and Information Center, and statewide advocates for gifted children, including the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children. 


The Gifted Education certificate from Rutgers University includes course work that explores the social and emotional development of the gifted child, pedagogy, instructional strategies and the development and administration of a gifted education program. The series is geared not only to classroom and resource teachers but also to librarians, child study team members, guidance counselors, administrators, and parents. It culminates in an applied practicum experience tailored to the needs of individual participants. 

This exceptional program is designed for professionals with bachelor's degrees who seek graduate-level professional development in gifted education. The series is particularly recommended for:

  • Classroom teachers
  • Gifted program teachers and coordinators
  • Educational resource specialists
  • School and district administrators
  • School counselors and child study team members
  • Parents

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Gifted Child
  • The Social & Emotional Development of Gifted Children
  • Curriculum & Instruction for the Gifted
  • Gifted Program Development
  • Clinical Placement & Practicum

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have earned a bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from an accredited college or university. Please request an official copy of your transcript from your undergraduate institution.
  • You will need to submit a professional or academic letter of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1831 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1831 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1831 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1831 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    1077 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1077 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Gifted Education
Rutgers University