EdS Advising

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

Major: Education

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.

ICL Program Areas:


Students must meet the admission standards of the University and the Department. For initial questions about admission please see the ICL Admissions page


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 requirements.