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Gifted In-field Endorsement (Online)

The Gifted In-field Endorsement is fully online and offered on the undergraduate or graduate level. It is designed for candidates to participate in field experiences providing them with opportunities to observe, practice, and demonstrate the knowledge skills, and dispositions delineated in institutional, state, and national standards to teach gifted learners at the grade levels of their intended certification. The program is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC). Read more about the program courses and curriculum and how to apply to our program below.

Undergraduate Level Candidates

Courses and Curriculum

Admission Requirements

Enrolled and in good standing in a BSED Certification Program from the College of Education at Georgia Southern University.


Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education
Dr. Lina Soares
Statesboro Campus
(912) 478-7644
Fax: (912) 478-0026

Graduate Level Candidates

Courses and Curriculum

Admission Requirements


Graduate Academic Services Center
Phone: 912-478-1447

Professional Certification Disclosure

The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the Gifted In-field Endorsement program will seek state licenses or certifications.

The program listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosures include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 4/7/2022