Gifted and Talented Education

The Department of Educational Psychology offers Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science degrees with a concentration in Gifted and Talented Education. Visit us on Facebook!

A fully online one-year (Summer-to-Summer) Masters program is also offered.

Master of Science in Educational Psychology - Concentration in Gifted and Talented Education

This concentration prepares students for a variety of leadership roles in schools, including as a teacher of the gifted (if the student already holds a teaching certification), program coordinator, curriculum specialist, and state education agency director, among others. This degree prepares students to sit for the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) Gifted and Talented Supplemental Certificate and also provides students with a Graduate Academic Certificate in Gifted Education (GACT-GATE) if requested and applied for.  Graduates will also be prepared for doctoral coursework in this area, should they decide to continue their education.

>> Learn more about the MS in Educational Psychology - Concentration in Gifted and Talented Education

>> See Educational Psychology Graduate Admissions for application procedures

For questions on specific course requirements of this program, potential students may also contact Dr. Rachel Mun (Rachel.Mun@unt.edu).

Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology - Concentration in Gifted and Talented Education

This concentration prepares students for a number of careers, including the professoriate, gifted and talented district program coordinator, curriculum specialist, and state education agency director, among others. This degree also provides students with a Graduate Academic Certificate in Gifted Education (GACT-GATE) if requested and applied for. 

>> Learn more about the PhD in Educational Psychology - Concentration in Gifted and Talented Education

>> See Educational Psychology Graduate Admissions for application procedures

For questions on specific course requirements of this program, potential students may also contact Dr. Todd Kettler (Todd.Kettler@unt.edu).