Master of Science in Education – Teaching and Learning – Gifted and Talented Licensure (DPI #1013 and #5013)

Earn add on licensure for Gifted and Talented Teacher and Coordinator from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.


Department of Graduate Education

Engage remarkable students with relevant education

Prepare yourself to work with the academic, emotional and developmental needs of Gifted and Talented Students. Whether in a standard classroom, or a specific gifted and talented classroom, this program will help you understand how to prepare gifted and talented students to enjoy a lifetime of positive learning experiences.

Program Overview

This program will help you teach gifted and talented students in the developmental level(s) you’re currently licensed in. The curriculum addresses the unique learning demands of gifted learners, as well as their distinctive social and emotional needs. Our experienced instructors will share theoretical and practical knowledge that will help you discover how to pace instruction according to a student’s needs. You’ll also learn how to engage the unique social and emotional needs of these learners. Courses are offered in an accelerated 8-week format, and available online or in the classroom. You’ll also earn a Master of Science in Education through this program. A licensure-only option is available, as well.

Educator discounts

  • Students at one of our many Preferred Educational Partnership Schools can join a cohort at Concordia in the area of education and get 24% off of their tuition.
  • Educators currently working in a Christian K-12 school may receive a 25-percent tuition discount on any graduate-level education program or course.
What to Expect

You will emerge from this program with an understanding of the latest techniques and learning methods to enhance your classroom for the needs of gifted and talented students. You will also know how to identify and develop gifted and talented students.

Licensure / Certifications
WI DPI – Gifted Education Teacher license (1013) or, with one additional course, the Gifted Education Program Coordinator license (5013). (attaches to your Wisconsin Teaching License)

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has nine center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work.

  • Appleton
  • Online

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