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Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education in Gifted Education Online

Complete Coursework: as few as 15 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $10,800

Overview


Learn how to identify the characteristics and motivational needs of the gifted learner with a Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education in Gifted Education online from ULM. In this 100% online program, you will be able to design appropriate learning and performance modifications that enhance creativity, acceleration, depth and complexity in academic instruction for gifted individuals.

You will examine the theoretical and instructional nature of students’ affective needs, analyze the instructional needs of exceptional children and learn how to apply instructional strategies and curricular modifications within regular and special classrooms. You will also assess diagnostic data for student achievement, in as few as 15 months.

Courses

Coursework for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education in Gifted Education online program is accelerated, offering eight-week terms for a total of 36 credit hours.

To see the full list of M.Ed. C&I Special Ed in Gifted Education online courses, view courses.

Admissions

The School of Education admission process has specific requirements that students must meet to enroll in the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education in Gifted Education online program.

To learn more about our M.Ed. C&I Special Ed in Gifted Education online admission requirements, view admissions.

Tuition

Tuition for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction -Special Education in Gifted Education online program is affordably priced and can be paid by the course. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

To learn more about our M.Ed. C&I Special Ed in Gifted Education online tuition, view tuition.

Calendar

The School of Education offers multiple start dates each year for the convenience of our Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education in Gifted Education online students. Students should consider application date deadlines, turn in all required documents, register for classes and pay tuition for their desired program start date.

To see the full calendar of upcoming start dates for the M.Ed. C&I Special Ed in Gifted Education online, view calendar.

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Courses


To complete the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education in Gifted Education online program, students must complete the courses listed below for a total of 36 credit hours.

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Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Emphasizes application of research methods in PK-12 setting, the collection and assessment of diagnostic data for student achievement, and the study of existing research and instructional strategies.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed to assist in the identification of the characteristics and motivational needs of the gifted learner. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Explores technologies that are presently being used as educational tools and prepares students for technology use beyond the computer-based information systems. Prerequisites: 4083 or CSCI 5003 or permission from department head.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed to present methods of instruction, curriculum development and materials appropriate to the needs of gifted students in the regular and special class.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Examines the theoretical and instructional nature of students' affective needs. Designed for education personnel responsible for gifted learners. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed for evaluating learning systems with emphasis on constructing measures to evaluate progress and outcomes in social, affective and cognitive areas.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An examination of the theoretical and practical nature of creativity and techniques to develop and nurture creativity in the classroom. Designed for teachers of gifted children, general education teachers, counselors and/or administrators. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed to build competencies of educators in consultation skills with educational administrators, ancillary personnel, teachers, parents, students and other professionals.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed to prepare candidates to incorporate methods, content, materials and research in their instructional areas of expertise with emphasis upon integration of research-based methodology in the classroom. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Analyses the instructional needs of exceptional children and the application of instructional strategies and curricular modifications within regular classrooms. A. Elementary; B. Secondary. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Performance-based course to develop teacher leaders to enhance student achievement. Issues and performances emphasize the practice of leadership in the school culture, instructional settings, curriculum, team activities, decision making, communication and learning communities.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Supervised experience with gifted children. Must meet all other eligibility requirements for Louisiana Teaching Certificate in field of study to earn graduate credit and grade. Prerequisites: SPED 5075, SPED 5076 and approval of director of field experiences.

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Admissions


The admission process is the first step toward earning your online degree. Find out the requirements for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education in Gifted Education online, what additional materials you should send and where you need to send them.

M.Ed. C&I Special Ed in Gifted Education Online Requirements

  1. Teacher certification
  2. Unconditional admission: undergraduate GPA of 2.75 and higher or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours with no GRE score considered in the decision to admit
  3. Conditional admission: minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.50 or 2.75 and higher on the last 60 undergraduate hours for automatic conditional
  4. Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  5. Submission of official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities

Transcripts and official documents can be electronically submitted to gradschooldocs@ulm.edu.

If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Graduate Admissions
University of Louisiana Monroe
Sandel Hall 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0600

Have a question? Call us at 800-917-3236.

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Tuition


The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Special Education in Gifted Education online.

Program Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Hour Course Per Program
M.Ed. C&I Special Ed in Gifted Education $300 $900 $10,800

Financial Aid Application Process

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at fafsa.ed.gov, using the Federal School Code for ULM: 002020.

If you have questions regarding financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 318-342-5320.

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Calendar


Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Class Day
Summer 6/4/18 5/21/18 5/28/18 5/30/18 6/05/18 7/31/18
Fall 1 8/20/18 8/06/18 8/13/18 8/10/18 8/14/18 10/12/18
Fall 2 10/15/18 10/01/18 10/08/18 10/01/18 10/16/18 12/7/18
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