Gifted Education

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The University of Cincinnati offers reduced tuition rates for PreK-12 teachers to enhance their current credentials through our Gifted Endorsement Graduate Certificate program. The program satisfies the coursework requirement for the Ohio Department of Education’s Gifted, Creative, and Talented Endorsement and meets CAEP (formerly NCATE) standards. 

We offer an option to join or establish a cohort to maximize your learning outcomes, while networking with other educational professionals in your community. If you are interested in joining or establishing a cohort, please contact

This certificate is nationally recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children.

Program Objectives 

The research-to-practice model allows you to implement research-based practices into your classroom and immediately enhance the learning outcomes of your students.

Curriculum Information

Gifted Endorsement Graduate Certificate Courses

  • CI 6060: Overview of Teaching Children and Youth who are Gifted, Creative or Talented
  • CI 6061: Creating Learning Environments for Children and Youth who are Gifted, Creative, or Talented
  • CI 6062: Assessment of Children and Youth who are Gifted, Creative or Talented
  • CI 6063: Collaboration on Behalf of Children and Youth who are Gifted, Creative or Talented
  • CI 6064: Gifted Practicum


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

This program is designed to be completed in 30 weeks.  

This program will cost $11,610 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ {N/A--Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students} of debt.

Program meets licensure requirements in the following states: Ohio

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