Gifted education

University of Missouri-Columbia
Certification preparation
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This online program was designed to meet the needs of practicing teachers who already have initial teacher certification and are seeking Missouri certification in gifted education.

The gifted courses in this program encompass all competencies required by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for Missouri gifted certification. Check the DESE educator certification web page for details.

Quick facts

Official name

Gifted education certification preparation


University of Missouri-Columbia

Program type

Certification preparation

Academic home

College of Education & Human Development | Department of Special Education

Delivery mode

100% online

Credit hours


Estimated cost


*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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This program is administered by the Department of Special Education