The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) program incorporates National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) guidelines to help teachers think and practice as leaders and board-certified educators. Designed for teachers with one or more years of teaching or education-related experience, this program prepares professionals interested in working with gifted children. Currently licensed teachers may complete this certificate to fulfill requirements for add-on endorsement. This program may only be pursued on a part-time basis.
What it costs
The cost is $630.75 per credit hour for VA state residents or $536.14 per credit hour for VA state residents who are eligible and apply for the 15% PreK-12 VA Educators Discount. All out-of-state students qualify for an automatic 40% discount and a cost of $830.75 per credit hour. Fees include a $35 per credit hour Distance Learning fee. New Student and other mandatory university and course fees may apply.
This program has an application deadline of April 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring.
Want to learn more?
Check out the Gifted Child Education (Graduate Certificate) program on the College of Education and Human Development website.Request Info