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Endorsement in Education of the Gifted

Courses in Education of the Gifted that lead to a Utah State Office of Education endorsement in Education of the Gifted are offered through the Weber State University Masters Program. All gifted endorsement courses may be used as electives toward the MEd degree.

Course requirements include 16 credit hours of approved courses:

• MED 6420 Foundations in Education of the Gifted (3)

• MED 6480 Differentiated Curriculum for the Gifted (3)

• MED 6490 Assessment and Evaluation in Education of the Gifted (3)

• MED 6495 Action Research in Education of the Gifted (3)

One of the following is required:

• MED 6450 Creativity and Applied Imagination (2)

• MED 6470 Teaching for Thinking (2)

• One additional masters level course is also required, (at least 2 credit hours) in a content area such as math, language arts, or science.

The requirements in the gifted endorsement program at WSU have been recently updated. If you began the program Spring 2008 or before, you may complete using the old requirements. If you are beginning the endorsement in the Summer of 2008 or after, you must use the new requirements.

When course requirments are completed, submit the appropriate application forms, verifying transcripts, and fees to Kristin Radulovich, Advisement Center, WSU Teacher Education, 1304 University Circle, Ogden UT 84401-1304. Kristin's phone number is (801) 626-6209, or email at

Check the following links for information and application forms.

Old and New Requirements

WSU GT Endorsement Application

This is the Endorsement Checklist from the Utah Office of Education:

Weber State University, McKay 321
Ogden, Utah 84408-1304
801 626-7343,