Do you enjoy working with gifted children? Do you feel the need for additional study to develop your pedagogical or administrative expertise? Do you know of other educational professionals that might benefit from additional master’s work in gifted education?
Hardin-Simmons University offers courses leading in gifted education at two sites in the DFW Metroplex area. One that offers the entire Masters in Gifted Education meets at the Pat May Center in Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD. The other that offer four main courses meets at the Anderson Complex in Mansfield ISD. Professors travel to the teaching site five times per semester to meet with students – so classes meet approximately every three weeks.
Graduate students will study current research and historical perspectives in gifted education to build their knowledge and expertise.
Graduate students will test their new knowledge through practical application to refine their conceptual understanding in authentic settings.
Four particulars courses (GIED 5397, 6311, 6309, 6314) within the Gifted Education Program support the standards of the Gifted and Talented Supplemental Certificate. This certification added by individual educators will qualify them to fulfill the Texas mandate set out in the Texas State Plan for Gifted and Talented Education, requiring school districts to identify and served gifted children in the public school setting
Dr. Mary Christopher, Program Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas 79698*Please contact Graduate Studies to Enroll in the program. Contact Dr. Christopher for Program Information and for Course Registration after notification of admission.*
Graduate students who teach
full time in a Region XIV school receive a 65% tuition reduction for EDUC,
READ, and GIED graduate courses. This tuition rate makes obtaining an advanced
degree affordable for area teachers.
The M.Ed. in gifted education is also
offered onsite at the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD Pat May Center and onsite in
Mansfield ISD at the Anderson Center.A
65% tuition reduction is available for students enrolled in this program.
A uniquely creative summer
institute for children K-9, the Threshold Program allows you to mentor with
acclaimed gifted educators from HSU and across the state. These leaders in the
field of gifted education have designed an innovative curriculum specifically
for this program. Even after you graduate, you may be invited to return to
contribute to the Threshold program. Visit the Threshold website for more
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