Master of Education

Gifted Education

Average Time to Complete Three semesters and one summer

About the Program

MBU | Master’s | Online – For more than a quarter of a century, Mary Baldwin has been a leader in gifted education. With the innovative Program for the Exceptionally Gifted (PEG), we have been preparing intellectually talented girls to become leaders in a variety of professional fields. The MEd continues this tradition by preparing excellent teachers to work with gifted students in the K12 public and private schools of Virginia.  This MEd option affords certified teachers the opportunity to add on endorsement for Gifted Education by completing the required 34 semester hours of course work.

Career Paths

  • Curriculum developer
  • Classroom teacher
  • Private school teacher
  • Educational policy developer
  • Special education

Cost & Financial Aid

2016–17 COSTS

Tuition: $495 per credit hour

Technology Fee:  up to $60 per semester

Additional Cost Information

Learn more about Financial Aid opportunities available at Mary Baldwin University.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Support resources for Mary Baldwin University students:

How to Apply

Apply online for the Master of Education

Deadlines for applications are as follows:

Fall – July 31
Spring – November 15
Summer – April 15

Applications will require:

  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary work
  • Two letters of reference from professional
  • A goal statement essay
  • Praxis Core Scores

Prospective students are encouraged to meet with an education adviser in the most convenient regional location to review admission requirements and determine the best plan of study.

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