Specialist of Education in Educational Psychology, Gifted and Creative Education

University of Georgia
Degree Level Education Specialist
Total Credit Hours 31

Program Description

Offered through the College of Education, the University of Georgia’s online Ed.S. in Educational Psychology, Gifted and Creative Education is based on the philosophy that giftedness and creativity are expressed in diverse ways among diverse people; that creativity is a universal potential to be nurtured and enhanced; and that the best education is tailored to students’ specific needs and interests for talent development. This philosophy will be expressed through a focus on instruction, research, and service.

The Ed.S. program requires a minimum of 31 semester hours of coursework and a final written comprehensive examination. After completing the first four courses, you will qualify for the Gifted In-Field Endorsement for the State of Georgia. Graduates from this program may assume a variety of roles including those of college or university professor, classroom teacher, coordinator of school system programs, coordinator in state departments of education, or educational consultant.

Admissions Information

Hold a master's degree from accredited college or university Have cumulative grade point average for all previous undergraduate courses as being 2.6 or above on 4-point scale Provide valid Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores Provide three letters of recommendation from people who know you professionally or as scholar Develop statement of purposes and goals that can reasonably be met by the degree program Have access to computer with high-speed internet connection, and email account