Psychology and Education of Gifted Students Certificate

The graduate certificate in psychology and education of gifted students provides training on how to identify, understand, nurture and enhance the special gifts and talents of children and youth. Article 29 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child specifies that education should develop each child’s personality, talents and abilities to the fullest and, of course, this right applies to a child with special talents and abilities.

This graduate certificate is for educators who already have a bachelor’s degree in education or psychology and have some experience in gifted education. This eighteen credit hour certificate is for those who wish to make an even greater contribution at their workplace. Graduate students are encouraged to assume advocacy roles, to participate in professional organizations concerned with gifted education and to contribute to professional conferences and publications.

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