University of Central Florida

College of Education and Human Performance

Gifted Education


University Tower, Room 320

PO Box 160112

Orlando, FL 32826

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Gifted Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Gifted Education graduate certificate program prepares educators to meet the learning needs of gifted students, and leads to an endorsement to the Florida Teaching Certificate in Gifted Education. The certificate program course work is based upon the standards of NCATE, the National Association for Gifted Children, and the Council for Exceptional Children, its conception of giftedness, and the learning needs of gifted students.

International Student Requirements:

In order to enroll in graduate classes, students must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the start of the term for which the student is admitted, from a regionally accredited institution or from a recognized foreign institution. International students are not eligible for nondegree/certificate status unless they hold an eligible visa. International applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early. Also, international applicants should ensure all supporting documents, including those required to issue an I-20, are received by the stated application deadline. Only official documentation is accepted and it is the student's responsibility to submit all documents by the application deadline.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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