Special Education: High Ability Education (Gifted)

U.S. News and World Report 2018Degree: Master of Arts in Education
Program: Special Education: High Ability Education (Gifted)
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 M.A.E. in Special Education: High Ability Education (Gifted) 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. Apply to the program.

3. Contact UNK eCampus with any questions:

University of Nebraska at Kearney - eCampus
Phone: 308-865-8927
Email: ecampus@unk.edu

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