M.Sc. Online

International School Leadership

Wilkes University

12 months
517 USD/credit
517 USD/credit
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The International School Leadership program of Wilkes University is designed specifically for educators who want to assume leadership positions around the world.


The program was designed to address key educational leadership themes and challenges identified by the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE). Offered in partnership with PLS 3rd Learning, the International School Leadership program of Wilkes University shares a commitment to improve the quality of international school leaders across the globe.

Collaborative expertise

Our program develops the leadership, instructional and management skills needed to advance and excel in an international school leadership career. The 30-credit program includes seven courses targeting critical leadership topics for international educators. The three remaining courses in the program provide research, educational technology, and communication skills essential for a well-rounded leader.  Recognized by AAIE, this program of study will allow you to earn your master's degree in International School Leadership.

Learn how to:

  • manage school operations and monitor resources for a safe and effective learning environment;
  • comply with the various global, cultural, political and legal contexts;
  • develop rigorous and relevant course content using proven strategies and the latest technology trends;
  • foster a culture of integrity by committing to ethical leadership practices, principled personal beliefs, values, and behaviors;
  • develop a vision and mission that’s shared and supported by school stakeholders;
  • cultivate a meaningful partnership with a board that supports the school’s mission and vision;
  • collaborate with community members and effectively utilizing community resources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

    • Vision and Mission to Guide International Schools

    • Leading for Staff and Student Learning in International Schools

    • Governance in International Schools

    • International School Management and Leadership

    • Building and Sustaining a Healthy International School Culture

    • Ethical Leadership in International Schools

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to this graduate program, the applicant must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with an appropriate major, preferably in an educational field. In addition, please submit:

  • an online application
  • official undergraduate transcripts from any schools attended
  • two completed graduate recommendation forms
International applicants are also required to submit an evaluation of their undergraduate and graduate transcripts through World Education Services (WES) and an official score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    517 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 517 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    517 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 517 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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