Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction, Advanced Studies in Teaching & Learning / Literacy PK-12 Classroom Teachers
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. Designed for those with one or more years of teaching or education-related experience, this program provides a focus on theory and strategies in literacy and reading, with coursework in various areas like ESOL, special education, psychology, secondary and elementary education, early childhood, and writing.


This program requires an intensive summer session on campus.

  • 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