Educational Development and Strategies International


Wilkes University offers the master’s degree in Educational Development and Strategies overseas!

The Educational Development and Strategies program is designed to meet the needs of practicing teachers, both in the U.S. and abroad, by combining effective teaching practices with theory and research. In this program, teachers will learn new skills that can be immediately implemented in their classroom.

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Convenient format

The degree is offered in a convenient hybrid format, blending online and face-to-face learning. On-site classes will be held right in Istanbul.

The program consists of 30-credits (10 graduate courses). Each student will take 5 core classes through Wilkes and choose 5 PLS 3rd Learning courses that best meet their individual needs. It can be completed in as little as two years, but allows a flexible timeline for working educators. Click the links to the left to learn about the courses and application procedures.

To help keep track of the program requirements you can download an Educational Development and Strategies-International checklist.


Wilkes: Tuition and payment for all Wilkes courses reflects current rates and procedures. Please click here for our tuition rate.

PLS 3rd Learning: Students may contact the PLS 3rd Learning office at (866) 757-2527 or visit their website for current tuition rates.

About Wilkes 

Wilkes University is one of the largest private providers of graduate education to teachers in Northeast Pennsylvania and beyond. Wilkes offers a variety of innovative and practical master’s degree programs in education, a doctor of education degree and several letter of endorsement programs. Wilkes has a strong international presence, offering the doctor of education degree in Oman and enrolling students from around the world. Wilkes was recently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest growing universities in the country.

About PLS 3rd Learning 

For over 40 yearsPLS 3rd Learning has been committed to providing educators with the highest standard of online and on-site graduate education courses, professional development and technological resources. Our team of experts has helped more than one million teachers obtain the skills and strategies necessary to meet the needs of today’s students and beyond. With over 45 courses and more than 13 published resources available in all 50 states and over 30 countries internationally, PLS 3rd Learning is a market leader in education service.