Master Education at Wilkes
Advance your career with an advanced degree from Wilkes, a leader in graduate education in Pennsylvania—and beyond. Wilkes has successfully helped over 10,000 educators reach their professional goals. An advanced degree helps you improve your students' academic performance and establishes your authority in the field. Our experienced faculty members will guide you and serve as mentors as you pursue your master's in education to advance to the next level in your teaching career or develop your skills through professional development.
Are you an administrator?
Wilkes also offers school districts and education administrators the opportunity to assemble cohorts of educators for graduate study. Focus on letters of endorsement in STEM, online instruction, instructional coaching, or serving students with special needs. Contact us to request more information about cohort options.
Letters of Endorsement
A Program for Everyone
With 14 master’s degree programs, and 12 different types of certifications and endorsements, there really is a program for everyone in the graduate education program at Wilkes University. These programs were designed to accommodate the working educator, and our close-knit community of teachers, staff and students is what makes the difference.
MS in Education
Earn an advanced degree or certification while you work. Our graduate education programs are held online, face-to-face or in blended learning formats that will fit into your busy schedule. Explore master's degrees for principals, teachers, and administrators, as well as education certifications and letters of endorsement. Explore concentrations in growing fields like special education, literacy, curriculum and instruction, online teaching, or teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).
- Special Education Certification
- Educational Development and Strategies with Instructional Coaching Endorsement
- Educational Leadership with K-12 Principal Certification
- Effective Teaching
- Instructional Media with STEM Endorsement
- Instructional Technology with Instructional Technology Specialist Certification
- International School Leadership
- Literacy with PDE Reading Specialist Certification
- Online Teaching with Online Instruction Endorsement
- School Business Leadership
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with ESL Program Specialist Certification
I want to learn all the necessary skills to be able to teach my children and others in the community the wonderful fulfillment received from expressing yourself through language and arts.Yosara Gonzalez - Middle-Level Education with Initial Teaching Certification
Wilkes is accessible and affordable, and the EdD curriculum is highly applicable to what I do every day.Matt Barrett, EdD '14 - Superintendent, Western Wayne School District
Doctor of Education
Wilkes University's low-residency Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership degree prepares you for advancement in a teaching, administrative or leadership role. Coursework explores the principles of leadership, scholarship and practice to prepare you to effect change.