In NC, a teacher can earn an add-on AIG license through an accredited Institute of Higher Education. Programs are generally 12 semester hours of credit; some offer graduate programs.
The following institutions of higher education offer AIG licensure and/or graduate programs in gifted education:
East Carolina University
High Point University
Mars Hill College
North Carolina Central University
Western Carolina University
Teachers can also obtain licensure through taking the Praxis; see the NC DPI website for details.