What do you want to do?

Online Graduate Programs

Earn your master's degree online at Wilkes. Our affordable and flexible programs are designed for working professionals just like you.

Pursue your passion or align your graduate studies with your career goals with programs in business administration, creative writing, nursing and education.

Apply to an Online Program

At Wilkes, we know you’re capable of more, and we know you’ll achieve it.

We know you're willing to...

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Work Hard

Work Hard

Choose a major that challenges you to be more. The interconnected nature of our academic programs allows you to explore and combine multiple interests.

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Create Connections

Create Connections

Develop relationships with people who will help you grow.

Go The Extra Mile

Go The Extra Mile

Earn real-world experience and find your career path.

This is an incubator for whatever you find interesting. For those willing to work for whatever comes next.

Want to Explore a Passion for Health Care?

Isaias Torres knew Wilkes was the perfect first step on his journey to a medical career. 

Prahlad Murthy Recognized with Higher Education Partner of the Year Award

Wilkes Professor Prahlad Murthy was recognized with the Partner of the Year Award in the Higher Education Category by PA Cyber.

WEBS Around Wilkes

Campus was filled with 110 budding biologists, engineers, doctors, pharmacists, geneticists and anthropologists during the annual WEBS summer camp.


of students have full-time jobs within a year of graduation

$41 Million

offered in scholarship aid


student-faculty ratio

Where Colonels call home.

Discover your place at Wilkes. Our compact, 35-acre campus blends stately mansions with state-of-the-art facilities in a historic downtown neighborhood.

When you need a study break, take a walk and enjoy some delicious cuisine from around the world. Visit the River Common Park for a jog, bike ride or picnic. Hop in the car and take advantage of the recreational activities available in the nearby Pocono Mountains. The journey’s up to you.

I didn't expect to have such strong connections with my professors, leading to other opportunities like internships. The student-to-faculty ratio here is phenomenal.

Yugadi Hullur '22 - Biology and Chemistry

There is opportunity at Wilkes to step up and be a leader, which is very valuable in terms of getting into industry. It allows you to get experience and take initiative.

Justin Burda '22 - Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering

My interviewer was familiar with how good the nursing program at Wilkes is, which definitely helped me get my externship and job.

Alyssa Kresge '22 - Nursing

You're ready. How will you make it happen?

Our financial aid team will guide you every step of the way. With merit scholarships and financial aid packages for 96% of our first-time, full-time students, we’ll show you how to make your Wilkes education a reality.


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Wilkes welcomes all.

Wilkes University is an inclusive learning environment committed to increasing access to higher education. We create opportunities for the dialogues that increase diversity awareness. We embrace and celebrate diverse backgrounds and perspectives which strengthen and enrich our campus and our community.


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What does success look like to you?

You bring the hard work. We'll provide the support.

Our expert faculty will challenge you to exceed your limits and cheer you on while you do. Focus on research. Start a business. Study abroad. Land an internship. Your success is up to you, but we’ll provide the support to help you get there.

Wilkes is a university that delivers:

  • Promise without pretense.
  • Access without exception.
  • Happiness without compromise.

Are you ready to open the door?