Graduate Certificate in Academically Gifted Education
McNeese State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Academically Gifted Education program is an add-on to teacher certification.  The program provides educators with a solid background in integrated teaching methods, enabling them to encourage gifted students in any classroom setting.  Courses are:

  • Characteristics of Gifted Individuals 
  • Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted
  • Methods for Teaching the Academically Gifted 
  • Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • An Elective


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited US institution
  • 2.5 minimum GPA 
  • Official transcripts
  • Current teaching certificate

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges