Wilkes University

Master of Science in International Teaching and Learning (EDITL)

This 30-credit Master of Science degree provides a comprehensive study of Teaching and Learning to international educators and school community members.

The program focuses on various foundations of education, as well as introducing cultural agility and educational technology. The customizable coursework allows for a variety of program strands based on the unique needs of international schools throughout the world. Interested students or school-based cohorts will design course sequencing in collaboration with the program advisor.

Admission Requirements

Applicants are not required to be currently employed in a school setting. A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required. Applicants must also submit:

International applicants should also submit a WES evaluation of their undergraduate transcripts and a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score.


Required Courses (15 credits)

ED 508 Intercultural Communication
ED 520 Using Assessment to Guide Instruction
ED 522 Curriculum and Instruction
ED 525 Introduction to Educational Research
ED 539 Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (Capstone)

Area I: Foundations of Education (6-9 credits)
ED 510 Psychological Foundations of Education
ED 511 Philosophical Foundations of Education
ED 512 Social Foundations of Education
ED 513 Comparative Foundations of Education
ED 515 Cognition

Area II Educational Technology (6-9 credits)
ED 530 Utilizing Emerging Technologies to Improve Instruction
ED 585 Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
ED 587 Technology Leadership
ED 5080 Technology for Assessment and Adaptation

Download a checklist to keep track of the courses you have taken here.


Individual students may complete this program in a fully online format. The program is also offered to school-based cohorts as an on-site low-residency model, which combines online coursework with face-to-face residencies offered at the host international school. This format allows students and instructors to reap the benefits of a face-to-face relationship while completing online course components.

How to Partner

Schools interested in partnering with Wilkes University can complete our partner development form or contact us directly.