Offered through the Bagwell College of Education, Kennesaw State University’s online Gifted In-Field Endorsement is based on the philosophy that gifted children and youth exist within all ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic groups and are individually unique with differing abilities; that creativity is a universal potential to be nurtured and enhanced; and that children should be provided a variety of educational opportunities designed to foster maximum development personal actualization.
KSU’S online Gifted Endorsement is a State Board of Education (SBOE) approved program. Students in this fully online graduate certification program will take 12 credit hours. Courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students may begin the sequence in either Summer or Fall semester.
The State Board of Education grants in-field endorsement. To add Gifted In-Field, an applicant should possess a professional certificate at the bachelor’s or higher certification level in any teaching field. Students may either be pursuing a graduate degree in another KSU program or department or may apply to the graduate school for non-degree status.
You must have a valid teaching certificate in order to be eligible for this endorsement in Georgia. A teaching certificate is valid only in the state for which it is issued.
Program of Study
INED 7765 - Characteristics of Gifted Children
INED 7766 - Methods and Materials for Teaching Gifted Children
INED 7767- Assessment of Gifted Children and Youth
INED 7768 - Curriculum Development and Program Design in Gifted Education
Program Total (12 Credit Hours)
Admission Requirements and Deadlines
- Completed online Graduate Application
- $60 non-refundable application processing fee*
- Official transcripts from each college or university attended. If the institution is outside the U.S., an international credential evaluation will be required.
- Bachelor's degree from a Regionally Accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.75
- Additional requirements by program
*Application fee may vary by program
**For doctoral programs, please complete a new application
April 1 for Summer and July 1 for Fall
For more information regarding the Gifted In-Field Endorsement, please contact email@example.com or 470-578-6043.