Note: All required courses for the Master of Education in Gifted and Talented (M.Ed.) degree are available online.
The Master of Education in Gifted and Talented Education develops awareness, knowledge, and understanding of teaching gifted and talented students, as well as competence in curriculum development, delivery, and evaluation. The core courses lay the instructional foundation; the major area courses provide specific knowledge, skills, and internship opportunities. The teaching content/methodology area focuses on age/grade levels, and/or specific subject content from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
All eight courses in Gifted and Talented Education (five at the Master's Degree level and three transitional doctorate courses) adhere to objectives for such training from the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and the American Psychological Association (APA).
DE offers the required courses towards this degree in the following formats:
To get started with a Master of Education in Gifted and Talented Education, students will need to meet with a DE Academic Advisor or an Academic Advisor in the College of Education's Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
Consult an Academic Advisor for help or if you need more information.