Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Add-on Licensure


Graduate courses can only be offered when a minimum of 7 students are enrolled. Fewer students may result in the cancelation of courses.

Contact Information

Program Coordinator

Dr. Angela Housand

Watson College of Education
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5980


The Watson College of Education (WCE) Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Program prepares teachers and educational leaders to design and deliver effective programs and services for gifted and talented students. Program graduates will be able to competently design curriculum and programs, advocate for gifted students, and deliver instruction that meets the broad spectrum of exceptional needs of gifted and talented students.

There are two different pathways to learning more about gifted education and serving the special needs of academically or intellectually gifted and talented students:

  • Master of Education with Specialization in Academically or Intellectually Gifted
  • Academically or Intellectually Gifted Add-on Licensure



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