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MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Gifted and Talented Add-on Endorsement

Regent University's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a Gifted and Talented Endorsement could prepare graduates for careers where they identify and help gifted and talented students in their educational journey. Learn more about this online master's degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a Gifted and Talented Endorsement

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Potential applicants of Regent's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program with a Gifted and Talented Endorsement should be interested in furthering their knowledge of working with high-ability learners. All master's level programs at Regent University require a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a gifted and talented endorsement is designed to help students understand the unique needs of gifted students and how best to help them progress in their educational journey. Students can expect to learn leadership skills, how to modify curriculum to fit the needs of their students, the psychology of gifted students, and the skills needed to identify gifted students. Along with classroom instructions, each student is required to participate in a 45-hour practicum for hands-on learning. All of the curriculum at Regent University is framed within a Christian worldview.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

35 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a Gifted and Talented Endorsement:

The requirements for the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a Gifted and Talented Endorsement includes subjects relating to curriculum development, instruction, and classroom management for teaching gifted students. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Courses (35 credits)

  • Research Design
  • Classroom Management
  • Strategic Planning & Program Evaluation
  • Instructional Strategies for At-Risk Students
  • Philosophical Foundations in Education
  • Introduction to Curriculum & Instruction
  • Technology in Education
  • Online Orientation
  • Introduction to Gifted & Talented Learners
  • Curriculum & Instruction for Gifted Learners
  • Models & Strategies for Teaching the Gifted
  • Psychology & Education of Gifted Learners
  • Practicum in Gifted Education

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of this Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a Gifted and Talented endorsement may wish to continue their education with a doctoral level degree. Continued education may result in more career opportunities and / or increased responsibilities.

Possible programs include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision

Career Paths:

Students who graduate from Regent University's Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a Gifted and Talented endorsement could be qualified to pursue advanced careers in the field of education. Graduates may play leadership roles in educational institutions or work directly with students.

Possible careers include:

  • Lead teacher
  • Content specialist
  • Curriculum developer
  • Department head

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