Gifted Education Endorsement

Admission Requirements

  1. General admission to graduate study (for criteria, refer to "Admission to Graduate Study").
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on the baccalaureate degree awarding final transcript or a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on the master's degree awarding final transcript for those who have completed a previous master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education is required.
  3. Must hold a valid teaching certificate.
  4. One year of successful teaching experience.

Program Completion

  1. The student must apply for completion at the beginning of the term in which all requirements will be completed. Students can access the completion forms online at or visit the Graduate School, 701 Ginger Hall, Morehead, KY 40351. The completion form can also be faxed to 606-783-5061.
  2. Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  3. Successful completion of PRAXIS Gifted Education (0357) exam.
  4. Unconditional admission to the program.

Endorsement Requirements


EDSP 641Conceptions and Identification of Gifted Children and Youth


EDSP 642Meeting the Individual Needs of Gifted Children and Youth


EDSP 643Teaching the Gifted Student


EDSP 645Practicum in Gifted Education


Total Credit Hours: 12