Gifted Education MA Extension

Master of Arts in Gifted Education

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Admissions Information

Displaying requirements for the Spring 2024, Summer 2024, and Fall 2024 terms.

Master of Arts

  • Points/Credits: 32
  • Entry Terms: Spring, Summer, Fall


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  • NY State Gifted Ed. Extension

Application Deadlines

Entry Term AvailablePriority DeadlinesFinal DeadlinesExtended Deadlines
SpringNovember 15, 2023November 15, 2023N/A
SummerJanuary 15, 2024June 1, 2024N/A
FallJanuary 15, 2024July 1, 2024N/A

For details about rolling deadlines, visit our admission deadlines page.

Select programs remain open beyond our standard application deadlines, such as those with an extended deadline or those that are rolling (open until June or July). If your program is rolling or has an extended deadline indicated above, applications are reviewed as they are received and on a space-available basis. We recommend you complete your application as soon as possible as these programs can close earlier if full capacity has been met.

Application Requirements

 Online Degree Application, including Statement of Purpose and Resume
 Transcripts and/or Course-by-Course Evaluations for all Undergraduate/Graduate Coursework Completed
 Results from an accepted English Proficiency Exam (if applicable)
 $75 Application Fee
 Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
 Must hold Initial Certification

Requirements from the TC Catalog (AY 2023-2024)

Displaying catalog information for the Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 terms.

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The Nature of Giftedness (7-12)

Required Courses:

  • C&T 4021 Nature and needs of gifted students (2-3)

  • C&T 4026 Exceptionality and intelligence (2-3)

  • C&T 5506 Seminar in gifted education (3)

Elective Course:

  • C&T 4025 Educating young potentially gifted children (2-3)

Teaching Gifted Students (6-8)

Required Courses:

  • C&T 4023 Differentiated curriculum for gifted students (2-3)

  • C&T 4022 Instructional models in the education of gifted students (1-2)

  • C&T 4024 Planning and implementing programs for gifted students (3)

Out-of-Program Requirements (6 credits minimum)

Additional courses to be determined in consultation with your advisor.

Field Placement (3)

  • C&T 4702 Student teaching-giftedness (3)

  • C&T 5302 Advanced practicum-giftedness (3)

Culminating Project (0)

A culminating project, arranged in consultation with your advisor, that demonstrates your ability to integrate your theoretical knowledge with practical problems and issues in gifted education.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) has teacher certification requirements that are needed for program completion and graduation which are listed in the Office of Teacher Education section of the catalog.

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