Advanced Instructional Studies and Special Education

Advanced Instructional Studies

If you have ever thought about earning an interdisciplinary master’s degree in education or an education degree in a specific discipline, a degree in Advanced Instructional Studies is the avenue for you. The Master of Science in Education in Advanced Instructional Studies provides a post-baccalaureate opportunity for licensed teachers to expand their content and pedagogical knowledge. The program consists of 18 hours from the AIS Core and 18 hours from an area of specialization.

Areas of specialization include:

Our faculty members, whether they teach AIS Core courses or specialty courses, possess rich and unique backgrounds as teachers, researchers, and administrators.  They are committed to helping classroom teachers enhance their teaching effectiveness.

The MSE in Advanced Instructional Studies provides you with the opportunity to expand your teaching abilities and grow in your content knowledge with the goal of providing your students with the best education possible. Eighteen hours in a specific content area provides in-service teachers with the ability to teach concurrent credit courses at the secondary level and in their specialty area at the college level. 


Dr. Charlotte White-Wright
Chair, Department of Advanced Instructional Studies and Special Education

Ms. Paula Golden
Administrative Assistant