Gifted Education Extension (Advanced Certificate)


Welcome to the Gifted Education Extension (Advanced Certificate) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation.

This advanced certificate program is designed to provide educators with a solid background of expertise in gifted education, enabling them to work effectively with exceptionally capable learners, and to take leadership roles in the field.

Academic Plan


Total Credits

Earn at least 12 credits


Newly Accepted Students

Program Sequences

Students must meet with the program advisors to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes. For technical registration support and troubleshooting, please visit the Register for Classes page.

Hunter College Catalog

To review descriptions of specific courses and academic progress standards for the program along with exit requirements please use the course catalog for the year you were admitted to the program.

Clinical Experiences

Students in the Gifted Education Extension (Advanced Certificate) program participate in developmental field experiences (fieldwork) administered by the Office of Clinical Experiences (OCE). There are no student teaching an/or practicum requirements.


Fieldwork is a classroom experience in a New York City Public School in conjunction with a course. Select courses have fieldwork requirements.

Certification and Licensure

This program leads to New York State Gifted Extension certificate. Visit the Certification and Licensure page for information and support.


Graduation is the official completion of your program and conferral of an academic degree. In order to graduate, students must apply for graduation using CUNYFirst the semester before the semester of their planned graduation and complete any outstanding requirements by the stated deadlines. Visit the Graduation and Commencement page for complete information.

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