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  Nov 27, 2022
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 [Archived Catalog]

Gifted Education, Certificate - 12 sem hrs (available in online format))

Admission, Maintenance and Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for admission a candidate must submit:

  1. A Graduate School application for admission.
  2. Application fee (non-refundable)
  3. One copy of all the official transcript(s) from previous collegiate work (associate's, bachelor's, master's, doctorate), and any transferable credit. (Only official transcripts mailed from the school or college directly to the Dean of Graduate Studies will be accepted).
  4. A photocopy of your standard educator’s license issued by a state department of education.
  5. Must meet all general requirements for admission to the graduate school at Mississippi College.
  6. Must have a 3.25 grade point average on all prior graduate work.

Students who have a bachelor’s degree in the field of Education and who wish to know more about gifted education may pursue a Certificate in Gifted Education.  This Certificate is a formal certificate indicating the completion of a gifted education curriculum.  The coursework included in the certificate program provides a background for careers in education and can lead to a K-12 gifted endorsement through the MDE for those with a current, standard MS teaching license.  Courses are taken the traditional format and include internship hours to be completed in a K-12 school setting.  The certificate is comprised of the following prescribed 12 hours:

EDU 6548 Psychology and Education of the Gifted 3 sem. hrs.  

EDU 6549 Materials and Methods for Teaching the Gifted 3 sem. hrs.  

EDU 6560 Curriculum and Program Development in Gifted Education 3 sem. hrs.  

EDU 6561 Critical Issues in Gifted Education 3 sem. hrs.