Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.), Emphasis in Gifted & Talented
Designed with you in mind, Whitworth's gifted education programs equip you to meet the needs of gifted learners as you gain the skills and experience to help you grow as a professional in helping these students reach their full potential. Enjoy the benefits of a respected university with the freedom of online classes or, if you prefer, choose a combination of online and on-campus classes that allow you to interact with your instructors and fellow classmates face-to-face. You decide what will work best for you.
- 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.
- Complete your degree in just two years.
|Average Completion Time||2-3 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 2019-20 academic year
Empower Gifted Youth
Develop curriculum that engages highly capable learners and enhances engagement for all students, study research-based instructional techniques and practices, and gain a better understanding of different program services that support student growth. Whitworth's gifted education program is designed to help you meet the academic and social-emotional needs of gifted learners while empowering all students to be successful.