To apply for admission to the Gifted Education and Talent Development Online Graduate Certificate, complete the application process which begins at the link below. Applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university. The spring 2020 application deadline is Friday, November 8, 11:59 p.m. EST. Apply early to avoid last minute processing delays. If you need an extension, please contact Judith Mathews: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be evaluated upon receipt of all required documentation (rolling admission):
- A personal statement from the applicant addressing his/her reasons for applying and his/her plans for the future (uploaded).
- Three letters of reference from individuals who can address the candidate's potential for success (uploaded).
- Current resume (uploaded).
- Unofficial transcript(s) for all undergraduate and graduate coursework (uploaded).
- Official college transcript(s) mailed to The Graduate School (see address below). Please note that official transcripts from students previous experience at UConn are not required.
- Successful candidates normally meet the recommended 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
- If you use the results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), you must have a minimum overall score of 550 for the paper-based test or 79 for the internet-based test.
- When completing the application form, select Education: Gifted Education and Talent Development (graduate certificate) as the program name.
- The GRE and Residence Affidavit are not required.
- Fields marked with a red asterisk (*) on the application are required fields.
- After you apply, please send The Graduate School your Official Transcript(s) in one envelope to:
- University of Connecticut
- The Graduate School
- Whetten Graduate Center
438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1152
Storrs, CT 06269-1152
Applications are evaluated as soon as the student's file is complete.
If you have any questions on how to use the online application system, please contact The Graduate School at 860-486-3617.
International Students: This program is a part-time and online program. Pursuant to U.S. immigration regulations, the University of Connecticut may not sponsor F-1 and J-1 visas for the purpose of coming to the U.S. for enrollment in this program. International students may enroll in this program if they are currently in the U.S. in another visa status that permits foreign nationals to engage in school enrollment while meeting their primary visa objective, or if they complete the program from their home country.