Earn your Master’s of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with Gifted and Talented Learners degree along with an endorsement as an intervention specialist, OR endorsement only in CSU’s online program. CSU’s program satisfies the Ohio Department of Education requirement for certification to work with gifted students.
Students learn how to:
- Meet the needs of gifted learners in a variety of classroom and school settings
- Respond appropriately to the social, emotional, and intellectual diversity of gifted and talented learners
- Create challenging, responsive curriculum and programs that develop talent, extend creativity and problem-solving abilities, and enhance critical thinking
- Learn how to increase students’ test scores through best practices in gifted education
Online courses are taught by experienced teachers, coordinators and researchers. Courses include audio and video content, including demonstrations of classroom practices. The practicum course includes visits from a CSU instructor to the student’s classroom.
The M.Ed. in Gifted and Talented Learners includes:
Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Application requires two letters of reference and recent scores from the Miller Analogies Test OR Graduate Record Examination, if required*. Students must meet with an advisor to design a program of study.
*Students do not have to submit test results if:
- Your baccalaureate degree is less than six years old at the time of application AND your undergraduate cumulative grade point average was 2.75 or
- Your baccalaureate degree is more than six years old at the time of application AND your undergraduate cumulative grade point average was 3.00 or above OR
- You have completed the equivalent of 12 semester hours of CSU graduate coursework, including EDB 601, AND you received a grade of “B” or better in each course.
All students applying to the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction must:
- Apply for admission to Cleveland State University
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Interested students should fill out the Request Information form and indicate their preference for Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, with Gifted Intervention Specialist Endorsement.
For more information, see https://www.csuohio.edu/cehs/c_f/online-gifted-education-program
For additional information, contact:
Department of Curriculum and Foundations
College of Education and Human Services
2485 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall, 369
Cleveland, OH 44115
Melanie Caughey, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor