Master Of Education In Teaching & Learning Gifted Education Online Degree Program Page
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% can be transferred
Next Start Date
July 2, 2018
NCATE through CAEP

Meeting the Needs of Exceptional Students Begins with a Masters in Education- Gifted Education Degree

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Gifted Education cognate is designed to instruct educators on how to plan and implement appropriate curriculum for exceptional children in educational settings. Customization and understanding are crucial to helping meet the needs of gifted students who do not fit the traditional methods of the teaching mold. Our Master’s degree in Gifted Education is for teachers interested in becoming a specialist in this unique field and have a passion for diverse teaching methods.

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Why Choose Our Master of Education Curriculum & Instruction- Gifted Education Online Degree?

Liberty University, a nonprofit institution of higher education, was founded in 1971 and remains one of the leading Christian universities in the nation. Our Masters in Education- Gifted Education program is accredited by NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) through CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) as an Educator Preparation Provider (EPP). Liberty University strives to produce educators and school leaders who model high academic, moral, and spiritual standards before their peers. Concurrent with this goal, our Master of Education Teaching and Learning- Gifted Education degree is designed to prepare candidates for effective leadership in Christian, public, and private schools.

We don’t just train educators — we train educators who want to make a positive impact on the next generation. It’s who you are and who you aspire to become.  We want to help you reach your goals, so we’re making a master’s degree more affordable. You can add to your skillset, broaden your professional capacity, and make a bigger impact on your students with an online graduate degree in education from Liberty University.

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Program Highlights
Degree Information
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirments

Masters in Gifted Education Program Highlights

  • By earning your online M.Ed. Teaching and Learning – Gifted Education degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’re actually lowering our tuition to $415 per credit hour for our Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education programs for the 2018-19 academic year. These specially priced M.A.T. and M.Ed. programs will help you expand your potential both in and out of the classroom.

  • Students can complete this Masters in Gifted Education degree program in as little as two years.

M.Ed. Teaching and Learning- Gifted Education Degree Information and Requirements

  • 100% online 
  • 36 total credit hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.
  • A three-credit-hour practicum is an optional part of the M.Ed. Program.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.
  • This program falls under the School of Education.
  • Download and review the Degree Completion Plan for this program.
  • View the Master’s degree in Gifted Education Course Syllabi. (login required)

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Potential Career Options with a Degree in Gifted Education

Upon completion of your Master’s degree in Gifted Education, you will have the ability to pursue many careers, including:

  • Gifted Education Teacher
  • Gifted Curriculum Director

Admission Requirements 

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing.. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All Applicants Must Submit the Following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Official college transcripts; if not available, submit a transcript request form.
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.