Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction / Transformative Teaching
George Mason University

Program Details

This master’s degree with a concentration in Transformative Teaching provides experienced educators in any context with valuable professional development opportunities that help them to continually rethink the routines and assumptions that shape their work. Students reflect upon their practice, design thoughtful and constructive responses to the obstacles that inhibit teaching and student learning, and learn to become leaders in schools, professional associations, and communities around the world as civically engaged advocates for educators and students.


This program requires a week-long presence on the Mason campus each summer.

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study
  • Work in a school setting as a licensed teacher or in-school practitioner
  • Application Materials
  • Two sealed official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation from colleagues or principal/supervisor
  • Goals statement

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges