Admission to this Graduate Academic Certificate does not require GRE scores. Students beginning with the GAC can reapply later for admission to the master's program, submit GRE scores and other departmental materials (see Master’s Admission).

Conferences COE

Course Requirements

EPSY 5105 (3 hours) Nature and Needs of the Gifted and Talented

EPSY 5110 (3 hours) Social and Emotional Aspects of the Gifted and Talented

EPSY 5120 (3 hours) Planning Programs for the Gifted and Talented

EPSY 5130 (3 hours) Methods and Curriculum for the Gifted and Talented


Once you have passed all four courses complete the Graduate Academic Certificate Verification of Completion form and return it to UNT at this address:

Department of Educational Psychology

University of North Texas
Mathews Hall 316G - Gifted Education
PO Box 311335
Denton, TX 76203-1337

You may also fax it to us at: (940) 565-2185, or attach to an email to: Dr. Anne Rinn (

Once we receive this form, we will review it, sign it, and forward it to the UNT Graduate School. The Graduate School will verify the information and process the Certificate. The frameable Certificate is mailed to you at the address you put on the Verification Form.