Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.), Emphasis in Gifted & Talented
Whitworth's gifted education programs equip you to identify and respond to the needs of high potential learners from diverse backgrounds, empowering all students to experience success. Enjoy the benefits of a respected university with the freedom of high-quality, online classes taught by field experts. Whitworth's gifted education program is designed to help you develop effective instructional strategies and curricular solutions to meet the academic and social emotional needs of gifted learners in ways that equitably challenge and serve all learners in the classroom. You’ll study research-based instructional techniques and practices, gain a better understanding of different program services that support student growth, and develop differentiated curriculum that engages highly capable learners and enhances engagement for all students.
- Available entirely online; some courses may be available on campus.
- Whitworth is the only university in Washington with a master's degree in gifted education.
- Learn from nationally recognized faculty who are experts in the field.
- Complete your degree in just two years.
|Average Completion Time||2 years|
|Class Format||Online; some courses available on campus|
|Cost Per Credit||$665* per credit (financial aid & scholarships available)|
|Application Deadline||Applications are due four weeks prior to the start of the semester in which you plan to enroll.
Fall Term Start | Apply by first week of August
Jan Term Start | Apply by first week of December
Spring Term Start | Apply by first week of January
Summer Term Start | Apply by third week of April
*for the 2020-21 academic year