• Gifted Education Certificate

    Meet the needs of gifted learners in your classroom.

    Thousands of students are identified as gifted and talented learners in our schools represent diverse populations in all of our communities and are capable of high achievement when they receive differentiated and challenging instruction.

    Hamline's Gifted Education Certificate prepares educators working both in and out of the classroom—teachers, administrators, curriculum specialists, resource teachers—to foster the growth and success of gifted and talented learners and build their capacity to become program coordinators.

    Why Hamline?

    With a Gifted Education Certificate from Hamline, you will:

    • Learn how to identify gifted learners within a building or district.
    • Explore best practice and research-based instructional strategies to challenge gifted students.
    • Expand your skills for considering individual student strengths, challenges, and affective needs.
    • Develop methods for fostering inquiry and higher-level thinking to increase student engagement and learning.
    • Understand the various program models a school district might utilize to meet the needs of gifted learners.

    Program Overview

    Flexible Structure: Online and on-campus offerings
    Time to Complete: 9 to 12 months
    Program Begins: Fall, Spring, and Summer terms
    Curriculum: 12 credits (10 required and 2 elective)
    Cost: View current tuition rates

  • Learn More

    Contact a Graduate Admission counselor and request information to learn more about how you can pursue a Gifted Education Certificate.

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  • State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    State Eligibility

    Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, is required to obtain authorization from individual states to enroll students residing outside of Minnesota. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states.  

    Complaint Process

    Hamline University is committed to providing outstanding online education. If you have a question, concern, or complaint about your online education experience at Hamline, please review our complaint process for online education at Hamline.

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    About the Program

    Further enrich yourself as a master teacher and make a difference in the lives of gifted learners.

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    Learn from faculty and staff about School of Education graduate programs at the next info session on May 14.