Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction / TESOL
George Mason University

Program Details

Prepare to teach English anywhere in the world and join an international community of educators. George Mason University’s master’s in TESOL gives students a professional skill set to embark on new journeys in the U.S. and across the globe and teach English using engaging, culturally responsive teaching strategies.

The core curriculum includes 10 courses that equip students with the tools to create productive learning environments that focus on inclusivity. As a result, they’re prepared to accommodate English learners of all cultural, linguistic, and experiential backgrounds.

While this degree track is not a licensure program, Mason’s online master’s in TESOL effectively prepares graduates for the PRAXIS, English to Speakers of Other Languages exam. Many state licensures expect prospective PK-12 language teachers to have this credential, and our program gives students the support and confidence to earn high scores.

In our interconnected and global world, there has never been a stronger need for qualified English language teachers in both public and private sectors. As the only degree program in Virginia accredited by TESOL International Association, Mason realizes the importance of giving graduates the strongest advantage in the job market.

Graduates of Mason’s online master’s in TESOL enter into a global community of educators dedicated to creating culturally relevant and equitable learning environments for English learners across the globe. As a graduate from Mason, you’ll have the unique ability to teach English in the U.S. and internationally.

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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 Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent