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Special Education: Gifted and Talented, MA

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The University of Northern Colorado’s Master of Arts in Special Education with Gifted and Talented Education emphasis holds the singular distinction of being the only graduate program in gifted education in the Western United States that is a “Nationally Recognized Program” as recognized by NCATE. This degree prepares teachers at the elementary and secondary level to facilitate the growth and development of gifted and talented learners in order to help them develop their full potential. The program consists of the required courses and practica approved by the Colorado Department of Education. Students are required to pass the approved PLACE exam prior to CDE endorsement.*

*This program does not offers initial teacher licensure. Students entering the program without a current teaching license will also be required to complete all necessary steps to obtain one. Please contact UNC’s Professional Teacher Education Department for information on deadlines and course requirements.

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Tuition & Fees

Total Degree Requirements

36 Credit Hours

Graduate Coordinator

Stuart Omdal, 970-351-1674

Program Contact

Amy Graefe, 970-351-1541

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