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Gifted In-field Endorsement (Online)

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 12
Entry Terms: Fall

The Gifted In-field Endorsement is fully online and offered on the undergraduate or graduate level. It is designed for candidates to participate in field experiences providing them with opportunities to observe, practice, and demonstrate the knowledge skills, and dispositions delineated in institutional, state, and national standards to teach gifted learners at the grade levels of their intended certification. The program is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC). Program courses begin in the fall semester and must be taken in order for both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Candidates in the Gifted In-field Endorsement Program will understand how gifted learners grow and develop, recognizing that patterns of learning and development vary individually including the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and cultural aspects of gifted learners in order to design and teach developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences. 

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Graduate Level Candidates

Graduate Advisement

Graduate Academic Services Center

Undergraduate Level Candidates

Undergraduate Advisement

Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education
Dr. Lina Soares
Statesboro Campus

Professional Certification Disclosure

The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the Gifted In-field Endorsement program will seek state licenses or certifications.

The program listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosures include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 8/29/2023