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MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Gifted and Talented Non-Endorsement

Current or aspiring teachers or school administrators who have the desire to instruct or design curricula for gifted learners have the opportunity to ready themselves for this career when they study in Regent University's Master of Education (MEd) in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Gifted and Talented, Non-Endorsement Option program. Get more details about this MEd program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Gifted and Talented, Non-Endorsement Option

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Those seeking to enter this MEd in Curriculum and Instruction degree program might already be working as educators or administrators. They should have a strong desire to work with students who display gifted and talented potential. This program is designed for out-of-state students or non-Virginia licensed teachers. All applicants to Regent University's master's degree programs should already possess a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

What defines gifted learners? How are curricula for gifted learners assessed? Which models and instructional strategies are best used for these types of learners? These are among the main topics students of the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Gifted and Talented, Non-Endorsement Option program at Regent University might expect to explore. They might also review appropriate activities for gifted and talented students, educational technology tools and integration processes, curriculum planning and evaluation, and biblical perspectives on learning. A professional project is designed to allow students to express their understanding of major concepts and methods covered throughout the program.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

35 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

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 a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Gifted and Talented, Non-Endorsement Option:

A total of 17 of the required 35 credits for this MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Gifted and Talented program are taken in the area of concentration; the remaining 18 credits are completed in core coursework. 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 (18 credits)

  • Research Design
  • Classroom Management
  • Instructional Strategies for Students Who Are At-Risk
  • Philosophical Foundations in Education
  • Introduction to Curriculum & Instruction
  • Technology in Education

Concentration Courses: Gifted and Talented, Non-Endorsement Option (17 credits)

  • Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation
  • Introduction to Gifted and Talented Learners
  • Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted Learners
  • Models and Strategies for Teaching the Gifted
  • Psychology and Education of Gifted Learners
  • Professional Project

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

For some, the MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Gifted and Talented Non-Endorsement could be their final degree; however, more advanced positions in some educational settings might require a doctorate. Doctoral studies might prepare students for careers in educational research or program development at the university level. Doctoral degree programs graduates might benefit from include:

  • PhD in Educational Leadership
  • Doctor of Education in Gifted Education
  • Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Educational Leadership
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Gifted and Talented, Non-Endorsement Option program who are already working in an academic environment might be able to apply what they have learned immediately following completion of their studies. They might be prepared to oversee areas of gifted education curriculum development, intervention strategies, or instructional strategies implementation.

Graduates might be best prepared to assume such roles as:

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

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