Hughes left to take over at Manchester City last month and Rovers have since received more than 40 applications for the vacant post.
Ince is in demand after guiding the Dons to the League Two title and victory in the Football League Trophy and the club have already received an approach from Leicester to talk to the former West Ham, Manchester United, Inter Milan and Liverpool midfielder.
"I believe in time I will get to the Premier League it's just a case of when I want to take that leap," said the 37-year-old.
I believe in time I will get to the Premier League it's just a case of when I want to take that leap
"At the moment I'm enjoying my time in Milton Keynes. We had a wonderful season last year and as I sit here I am preparing for next season so we'll see what happens."
Former Rovers striker Alan Shearer has also been linked with the job, while ex-England manager Steve McLaren has publicly admitted he would be interested in the role.
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