Endorsement: Gifted Education Endorsement
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 18 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree - Teacher Certification
The Gifted Endorsement is designed to prepare educators with the knowledge base and competencies necessary for the appropriate education of gifted and talented learners. These 18 credit hours are necessary for the Nebraska Supplementary Endorsement in Gifted Education. Students pursuing certiﬁcation in other states must check with their State Department of Education for certiﬁcation requirements. The 18 credit hours may be applied to the Master of Arts in Education in Special Education - Gifted Education degree. The endorsement includes 18 hours of coursework offered online.
Computer hardware, software and skills required:
Required Courses - 18 credit hours
TESE 816C - Practicum in Gifted Education
TESE 822P - The Psychology and Education of Gifted and Talented Learners
TESE 823P - Guiding the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted/Talented Learners
TESE 824 - Identification, Assessment, and Evaluation for Gifted/Talented Education
TESE 825 - Curriculum Design and Development for Gifted/Talented Education
TESE 826 - Program Design for Gifted/Talented Education
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a mid-sized comprehensive public university. UNK is one of four institutions in the University of Nebraska system. In a typical year, UNK draws students from 47 states and 50 foreign countries with a total enrollment approaching 7,200 students.
Affordable - UNK has one of the lowest tuition rates in the country. For tuitions rates, click here.
Accredited Programs - UNK is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Quality Education - UNK offers the same quality distance degree programs and courses that are offered on the campus. The majority of the instruction taught by credentialed full-time faculty with doctoral degrees who are committed to quality teaching. Students and teaching remain the first priority with faculty at UNK.
Quality Student Support Services - Quality student support services are a hallmark of education at UNK. To help students get started with their online courses, a set of online video tutorials are available, as well as the Online Student Orientation. Other services include library services, discounted software and hardware, a writing center, 24/7 technology help desk, online bookstore, and more.
How do I get started?
1) Submit copies of all past transcripts with a letter of intent to Jennifer Jansky, KASE Ofﬁce, COE C128, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849.
2) Apply for admission online at http://myblue.unk.edu
as a non-degree seeking student.
3) Submit $45 application fee online or by mail to Graduate Ofﬁce at Founders Hall 2131, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849.
4) Once you’ve received an acceptance of admission notiﬁcation, you may register for class by accessing UNK’s MyBlue registration system at http://myblue.unk.edu
5) After you have registered, click on http://www.unk.edu/acad/continuing_ed/students/index.php?id=6214
to get started with your online course.
6) For speciﬁc questions concerning course offerings or your program of study, contact Mary Volker at email@example.com
or call 1-308-865-8825.
Teacher EducationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone:
College of Education, Room B116, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849