University of Minnesota

College of Education and Human Development

Talent Development and Gifted Education


Stem Cell Institute

6-125 Jackson Hall, 321 Church Street SE

Twin Cities, MN 55455

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Talent Development and Gifted Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program focus is research-based and highlights the cognitive processes that underlie the special needs of gifted and talented students as well as the issues surrounding identification of students for such educational services. Students in the certificate program will develop an awareness of the special needs of gifted learners, will understand the impact of that designation on the student and the student's consequent educational and emotional challenges, and will be able to synthesize their research on gifted and talented educational theory with direct student experiences.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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