The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) program incorporates National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) guidelines to help teachers think and practice as leaders and board-certified educators. This master’s program is designed for teachers with one or more years of teaching or education-related experience who want to continue growing professionally. Coursework inspires reflection through action-research, problem-based learning, and self-inquiry, and the Advanced International Baccalaureate (AIB) Studies concentration focuses on theory, pedagogy, and research.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
George Mason University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires a face-to-face summer session.