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Regis University’s College for Professional Studies graduate certificate in Gifted & Talented Graduate Certificate (Non-Endorsement) is designed for current educators seeking to complement their existing license, upgrade their skills and credentials or transition into one of our Master of Education programs.
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Gifted & Talented Graduate Certificate

Certificate Overview

Offered both online and on-campus, the graduate certificate in Gifted & Talented Education provides a solid background in identification, instruction and assessment of gifted and talented K-12 students. Courses from this 12-credit-hour certificate are useful for general educators looking to gain an understanding of how gifted/talented student needs can be met using the state supported Response to Intervention (RtI) model of instruction.

Total Gifted/Talented Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

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Program Requirements

Gifted and Talented Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

EDGT 600 Introduction to the Gifted Learner
EDGT 601 Identification and Curriculum
Take 2 classes (6 credit hours) from the following: 
EDGT 602  Affective and Social Needs 
EDGT 603 Special Populations in Gifted and Talented
EDGT 605 Divergent Thinking in Gifted and Talented Education

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.


How to Apply

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Applicants seeking a master's degree from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

  • Complete the online graduate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)

After submitting online application, the following are required:

  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript from all U.S. regionally accredited institutions. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the Office of Admissions. Download the transcript request form.
    Mail transcripts to:
    Regis University
    Office of Admissions
    3333 Regis Boulevard
    Mail Code: P-28
    Denver, CO 80221-1099
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 on degree-bearing transcript with option of supplying additional course work transcripts
  • Current resume 
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

After your file is complete, the Admissions Committee will review all documents in your application file. The Admissions Committee will contact you regarding the status of your acceptance.

Note: The Gifted and Talented program starts once per year during the fall term.

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Start Application Deadline
Fall 2015 August 24, 2015 July 27, 2015

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.


2015-2016 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2015

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $5,750 12 $475 $50
Online $5,750 12 $475 $50

Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information. Click here for information regarding student parking fees.