Special Education: Gifted Education

U.S. News and World ReportDegree: Master of Arts in Education
Program: Special Education: Gifted Education
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree – Teacher Certification
Nebraska teachers are required to complete Introduction to Exceptionalities or equivalent at either the undergraduate (TESE 421) or graduate (TESE 821P) level, if they have not already met this 3 credit hour special education requirement.

The Master of Arts in Education: Special Education – Gifted Education degree is designed for teachers who currently hold an undergraduate degree in education and would like to further their education. It is also designed to prepare educators with the knowledge base and competencies necessary for the appropriate education of gifted and talented learners.


Required and Elective Courses

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Program Overview

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How do I get started?


1. Learn more about the program on the Department of Teacher Education website, or request information.

2. Prepare to apply by viewing the program's application process, or apply now.

3. Contact the coordinator with any questions about the program:

Sarah Bartling
Online Program Coordinator
Department of Teacher Education
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Phone: 308-865-8513
Email: teacheredonline@unk.edu
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