The Master of Science (M.S.) in Educational Development & Strategies is designed to meet the needs of practicing teachers from around the world by combining effective teaching practices with theory and research. In this program, teachers will learn new skills and techniques that can be immediately implemented in their respective classrooms.

This program is offered in a hybrid format, blending online and face-to-face learning. Online courses are ongoing and onsite classes take every place in Istanbul, typically during the last week of June. This 30-credit, 10-course program can be completed in a little as two years, but allows a flexible timeline for working educators.

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Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Applicants must also submit the following:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from undergraduate studies
  • Two recommendation forms
  • Official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)


Required Courses

  • ED 508 Intercultural Communication
  • ED 510 Psychological Foundations
  • ED 513 Comparative Foundations
  • ED 525 Introduction to Educational Research
  • ED 530 Utilizing Emerging Technologies to Improve Learning

Elective Courses (Your Choice of Five)


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