Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Program

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

To be eligible to participate in AIG Courses, you need to apply to the UNCW Graduate School. For application deadlines and requirements visit: http://www.uncw.edu/gradschool/admissions/deadlines.html

AIG Courses are offered as:

  • A Master Degree Program in Education - Academically or Intellectually Gifted Specialization M.Ed.
  • An Education Add-on-Licensure Program as the Academically or Intellectually Gifted Add-on Licensure

Contact Information

Program Coordinator
Dr. Angela Housand
housanda@uncw.edu
910.962.2649

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