Master of Science in Education / Effective Teaching
Wilkes University

Program Details

The online MSEd in Effective Teaching degree program is designed for new or veteran teachers, with or without certification, who wish to create effective, engaging, and responsive learning environments by blending current pedagogy, theory, and practice with instructional design methods and 21st-century strategies to help their students thrive. Graduates are able to:

  • Apply educational theory and research to classroom practice
  • Implement effective classroom management and assessment strategies 
  • Engage 21st-century learners through evidence-based teaching techniques
  • Create lessons that reflect student interests and accomodate diverse learners

Students participating in this program will complete a combination of online courses offered in partnership by Wilkes University and PLS 3rd Learning. 


  • Currently employed in a school setting 
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Online application
  • Official undergraduate transcripts
  • Two professional recommendations
  • International applicants should 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

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education