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About Wilkes University

Since 1933, Wilkes has been dedicated to its mission of setting students up for lifelong learning and success by adhering to the vision of, “providing exceptional educational experiences that transform students and develop innovations through scholarly activities that lead to national recognition and shape the world around us.“ National rankings recognize Wilkes’ commitment to access and making a Wilkes education as affordable as possible, while highlighting the ongoing return on investment for graduates.


Wilkes is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Professional accreditations include the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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Masters Programs & Registration

If you are working toward the Online Teaching graduate degree through Wilkes University, you must enroll through the Wilkes University website for ALL classes in this degree program, including PLS Classes. All other degree programs including Educational Development and Strategies and Effective Teaching will register on the PLS website for PLS courses and Wilkes courses on the Wilkes portal.

Effective Teaching

M.S. in Effective Teaching Through Wilkes University Discover the advanced skills needed to engage students and improve your classroom practice. Earning a master’s degree in education not only

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Online Teaching

M.S. in Education with a Major in Online Teaching Through Wilkes University Gain the strategies and skills required to create a community of online learners. Includes an Optional PA Online

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Educational Development & Strategies

M.S. in Education With a Major in Educational Development and Strategies Through Wilkes University Gain valuable insights into best practices in classroom management, the latest assessment practices,

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International School Leadership

M.S. in Education With a Major in International School Leadership Through Wilkes University and the AAIE Institute Opportunities await. Prepare to lead abroad. As of July 2020, almost six million

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Our Partner Says...

College Partner

Dr. Karim Medico

“Our curricular collaboration with PLS over the years has proven to be a true strength of our master’s programming. Together, we provide varied expertise, united expectations for excellence, and a commitment to student learning that is at the forefront of our work. Not only do we value our existing partnerships, but are always seeking new ways to meet student needs with innovative programs.”

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