About

What You'll Learn

Azusa Pacific University’s Online Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) is a combination of academic and professional preparation that equips educators for 21st-century schools.

This program provides educators and teacher practitioners with the skills and competencies they need to be successful in gifted and talented education, as a way to meet the divergent needs of the 21st-century education landscape. This certificate offers candidates the prospect of an accelerated education while allowing them to learn within a community context. Programs begin in Fall 1 and Spring 1 sessions.

Designed for the Working Professional

At APU, we understand the challenges of earning your degree while juggling work, family, and other commitments. Our programs are designed to make attending Azusa Pacific simple, so you can reach your educational goals.

Flexible Format

The dynamic online format of the program offers students the flexibility of taking courses when and where it works best for them. Students benefit from courses designed to maximize their interaction with other students and professors, creating a rich learning community. For many, the online format is the easiest, most convenient way to balance work, school, and family.

Convenient Schedule

The Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education offers students a course sequence designed to be completed through nine-week terms. Candidates take courses with the same peers throughout the program.

Note: This information is current for the 2014–15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.