Online Graduate Programs in Gifted Education

Online graduate degrees and endorsements in Special Education offer teacher preparation programs to provide equitable and appropriate education for exceptional children and youth. This teacher preparation program leads to either an endorsement or a Master of Science in Special Education - Gifted degree.

Course Requirements for the M.S. in Special Education - Gifted Degree

  • AEP 803 Educational Research (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 801 Legal Issues in Special Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 802 Theories of Exceptionalities and Diversity (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 804 Behavior Management in Schools (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 805 Assessment and Lab in Special Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 806 Materials and Methods for Exceptional Children (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 810 Technology in Special Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 811 Characteristics of Early Childhood Special Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 852 Educational Strategies: Gifted (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 861 Vocational/Transition Education (3 Credit Hours)
  • SPED 859 Pract Collab & Consult: Gifted (3 Credit Hours)
  • AEP 880 Cultural Diversity (3 Credit Hours)


Contact Information
If you are interested in learning more about the Gifted Education program, please contact Dr. Brooke Moore, Fort Hays State University, Rarick 230, 711 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601 at (785) 628-5568 or If you are ready to apply to the program, visit the FHSU Graduate School Website to get started.

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