Graduate Education

Master the Science of 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.

Are you an administrator?

Wilkes also offers school districts the opportunity to assemble cohorts of eductators 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.


Master's degrees




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.

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 - MS in Middle-Level Education

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.

EdD in Educational Leadership



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

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