May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin

About Wilkes University

Our Mission

To continue the Wilkes tradition of liberally educating our students for lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving and multicultural world through a commitment to individualized attention, exceptional teaching, scholarship and academic excellence, while continuing the university’s commitment to community engagement.

Our Vision

Wilkes University will provide exceptional educational experiences that transform students and develop innovations through scholarly activities that lead to national recognition and shape the world around us.

Our Values

  • Mentorship: Nurturing individuals to understand and act on their abilities while challenging them to achieve great things.
  • Scholarship: Advancing knowledge through discovery and research to better educate our constituents.
  • Diversity: Embracing differences and uniqueness through sincerity, awareness, inclusion and sensitivity.
  • Innovation: Promoting creative scholarly activities, programs, ideas and sustainable practices.
  • Community: Appreciating and collaborating with mutual respect to foster a sense of belonging.

Institutional Student Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of appropriate theories, methods and standards specific to the field of study;
  • Demonstrate appropriate application of the methods, skills and techniques specific to the field of study;
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage in the process of systematic inquiry appropriate to the field of study;
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills in the field of study;
  • Demonstrate effective oral communication skills in the field of study; and
  • Demonstrate understanding of integrity and ethical practice.