Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction, Advanced Studies in Teaching & Learning / Gifted Child Education
George Mason University

Program Details

The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) program, aligned with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), develops teacher-leaders who practice reflection through action-research, problem-based learning, self-inquiry, and teacher expertise. 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 in gifted child education provides a focus on culturally diverse, multilingual, twice exceptional, and traditionally defined gifted students and programs.

Requirements

This program requires intensive supervised clinical experiences for one semester in accredited elementary or secondary school.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A minimum 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale in baccalaureate study
  • Goals statement
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Current resume

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges