Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Gifted and Talented Education Graduate Certificate

Anne Gutshall, Department Chair


Mission Statement

The goals of the GTE program are to

  • Provide a program of study at the graduate level in gifted and talented education for the purpose of adding an area of certification and in doing so, contribute to the credentialing of gifted and talented educators in South Carolina.
  • Provide teachers with a focused program of study which supports their development of knowledge and skills across the program

Program Description

The certificate in Gifted and Talented Education provides a specialized concentration of coursework for currently licensed educators seeking plus 18 credentials.

Admission Requirements and Application Deadlines

Institutional Admissions Requirements

  • A completed application form with a nonrefundable application fee of $60.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework. An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • International applicants should refer to the International Students area within the “Admissions Information”  section of the catalog for information on providing appropriate documentation with the application.

Program Admissions Requirements

Admissions requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education include:

  • Current teaching certificate

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: March 1, Priority; July 1, Final
  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: March 1


Transfer Credit Policy

Students may receive credit for taking equivalent coursework at the graduate level at other institutions within the past five years. In some cases coursework may transfer. Up to 6 hours of transfer credit may be applied to this certificate, from CEC/NAGC/CAEP accredited teacher education programs.

Program Requirements
Program Learning Outcomes