Master of Science in Instructional Specialist
Emporia State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Instructional Specialist program is designed for students who teach or lead programs in education and want to learn more about being instructional leaders.  Students learn to deal more effectively with diverse learners and move from theory to best practice in the field, preparing them with further development as classroom teachers, content area leaders, instructional specialists, coaches, and those delivering professional development.  Students may choose from these areas of concentration:

  • Elementary Content
  • Elementary STEM
  • Reading Specialist PK-12 (licensure is also available)


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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Emporia State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Candidates may need to supply assessments of disposition