M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Talent Development Education

The Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Talent Development Education prepares teachers, coordinators, and administrators to teach gifted and talented students, supervise and improve programs for gifted and talented students, and provide leadership in the field of gifted education (K-12) in Ohio.

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?

  • You want to develop, teach, and supervise curricula and services for students identified as Gifted in Ohio K-12 schools.
  • You want to understand the needs, current issues, and effective methods for providing services for students identified as Gifted in Ohio K-12 schools.
  • You want to understand the social and emotional needs, guidance and counseling issues, and further the support of creative students in Ohio K-12 schools.
  • You want to take the Gifted Intervention Specialist endorsement to the advanced level by completing the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Talent Development.

WHAT COURSES ARE IN THIS PROGRAM?

Course Numbers and Titles Credit Hours
EDIS 650: Nature and Needs of the Talented 3
EDIS 651: Curriculum Development for the Talented 3
EDIS 652: Development and Supervision of Programs for the Talented 3
EDIS 653: Guidance and Counseling for the Talented 3
EDIS 654: Creativity Studies for Teachers of the Talented 3
EDIS 710: Field Practicum in Talent Development 3
EDIS 781 or 788: Thesis Capstone in Talent Development OR Capstone Inquiry Seminar 2
Curriculum Foundations Core 3
Social & Historical Foundations Core 3
Inquiry Core 3
Diversity Core 3
TOTAL 32

WHERE CAN YOU TAKE COURSES FOR THIS PROGRAM?

Talent Development Coursework is now offered in a fully online format. This format includes at least one synchronous online session and one optional face-to-face meeting. Core courses may be offered in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats; core courses are not offered in a course by conference format.

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