The Education Specialist is an interdisciplinary degree designed to provide an individualized,
flexible program of studies for the educator-practitioner in either a school or non-school
setting, whose academic interests are aimed at specific and individual career goals
and needs. It offers opportunities for advanced professional specialization and includes
a relevant culminating experience or a thesis.
Degree: Education Specialist
Concentration:There are no concentrations for this degree. However, you must select a specialty
area of focus. Choices that fall under the Department of Instruction and Curriculum
Leadership are listed below.
Admissions: Students must meet the admission standards of the University and the Department.
For initial questions about admission please see the ICL Admissions page.
Advising: Please contact Mrs. Shelby Tate for specific questions about a certain concentration area, general issues, and any
problems with registration. Once students are admitted to the EdS program, they will
be assigned to a faculty advisor from their area of concentration. Students should
refer to their faculty advisor with any questions regarding coursework and degree