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Doctoral Level Graduate Specialization

If you have preliminary questions about doctoral study in language and literacy education at MSU, please contact one of the literacy faculty coordinators: Cheryl L. Rosaen ( or Randi Stanulis (


Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education Program (CITE)
Program Coordinator: Peter Youngs (

Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET)
Program Co-director: Cary Roseth (
Program Co-director: Kelly Mix (

Special Education PhD
Director of Doctoral Studies: Gary Troia (

Masters Program Options


Masters Program in School Psychology
(Note: you must be enrolled in either the Ed.S. or Ph.D. Program in School Psychology in order to earn a masters degree.)
Program Director (Ed.S.), Sara (Bolt) Witmer (
Masters Program in Special EducationMasters Program Coordinator: Cindy Okolo (
Master of Arts in Education (MAED)MAED Program Coordinator: John Dirkx (
MAED Program Advisor: John Olle (
Master of Arts in Teaching and CurriculumMATC Program Advisor: Paul Kurf (