Colleges & Universities: Gifted Education or Gifted Endorsement Degrees

Ashland University
Ashland University offers a Master of Education in Talent Development(Gifted) as well as a Talent development (Gifted) Endorsement Program. The Endorsement Program is 6 courses (18 hours).


  • Dr. Gene Linton, Dean
  • Founders School of Continuing Education
  • 419.289.5921  |

Cleveland State University
In the Gifted and Talented Program, students can earn their master’s degree, endorsement in gifted education and/or receive professional development by taking courses that are entirely online.


To download a pamphlet, click here.

Kent State University
Kent State offers undergraduate, master’s, and doctorate degrees in Gifted and Talented Education.

  • Dr. James Henderson, Program Coordinator
  • 404 White Hall
  • 330.672.0631  |

University of Cincinnati
The College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services offers a Pre-K- 12 Gifted Endorsement/Graduate Certificate Program that are online. The program is designed for licensed teachers who want to enhance their ability to differentiate instruction and better serve students who are gifted, creative, or talented.


  • Office of Professional Development
  • 513.556.6399

For more information click here.

University of Iowa
The College of Education offers graduate online classes in gifted education. Courses can be applied toward a Master’s Degree. The College of Education also offers webinars and summer development opportunities.

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University of Toledo
Currently, the University of Toledo offers only a doctoral degree in Gifted and Talented Education.

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Wright State University
Wright State College of Education and Human Services offers an online graduate level gifted endorsement program consisting of five courses. The program prepares currently licensed and certified teachers to address the special needs of K-12 grade level students identified as having gifted educational needs.


  • Program Coordinator
  • 937.775.2164

For more information, click here.

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