Gifted and high-achieving learners need depth, complexity and faster pacing in learning environments to reach their full educational potential. If you’re passionate about engaging advanced students of all age levels, Troy University’s master’s degree in gifted education or post-master’s gifted certification prepares you to reach and challenge these dynamic learners. Our program gives you the opportunity to motivate gifted students, foster productive learning environments and positively impact their lives — now and in the future.
Throughout Alabama and the United States, schools are experiencing a shortage of educators
trained to work with gifted students. Gifted education requires a specialized skill
set to create the classroom environments gifted students need to learn and thrive.
The field offers numerous benefits for students and a rewarding experience for educators.
According to the National Association for Gifted Children, gifted education programs positively influence students’ futures, including further
education opportunities and positive learning experiences.
Earning your master’s degree in gifted education or post-master’s certification develops your knowledge and skills in key areas of gifted education. In TROY’s program, you’ll gain a strong understanding of the needs of gifted learners, how to inspire creativity and challenge students in the classroom, and how to encourage productive thinking in grades preschool-12. Upon completing TROY’s program, you’ll be prepared to meet the demand for gifted educators in Alabama and experience career opportunities for teaching all grade levels.
Gifted teacher certification prepares you to work with and advocate for gifted P-12 learners.
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