MEd Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Concentration
- Register: ESOL and World Languages Information Session — 4/4/2023, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us virtually to learn more about our ESOL and World Languages programs. Faculty and staff will be on hand to present an overview of the program and the application process and answer any questions you have.
- Register: ESOL and World Language Information Session — 4/17/2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Prepare to begin an exciting career or enhance your professional expertise for being an educator in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)! This online non-licensure master’s program will appeal to practicing educators or professionals from any walk of life who seek the flexibility to work in the TESOL field across the lifespan in a variety of contexts in the U.S. or internationally!
This specially designed program affords students the opportunity to take 2 consecutive 8-week courses each semester, including summer, to complete this master's degree in just 5 semesters. This program is ideal for those who seek to teach English to adult learners in many contexts as well as to practicing PK-12 teachers who wish to add-on an ESOL endorsement to their existing teaching license.
Prepare to teach English in the United States and abroad with culturally responsive and asset-based frameworks through George Mason University’s School of Education online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) PK-Adult non-licensure. Our program equips students with the expertise to create inviting classroom environments and engaging English instruction, all while drawing on bi/multilingual learners’ cultural, linguistic, and experiential backgrounds. Mason’s online TESOL master’s degree program empowers graduates to effectively teach English learners across a variety of contexts around the world.
Join an international community of educators! Graduates of Mason’s online master’s in TESOL become part of a worldwide community of like-minded scholars and practitioners dedicated to building culturally and linguistically sustaining learning environments for English learners globally.
- EDCI 580: Human Development and Learning (3 credits)
- EDCI 581: Understanding Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners (3 credits)
- EDCI 582: Foundations in Language and Literacy (3 credits)
- EDCI 583: Research and Practice with Bi-Multilingual Learners (3 credits)
- EDCI 584: Linguistics for TESOL Professionals (3 credits)
- EDCI 585: TESOL Methodology (3 credits)
- EDCI 586: Assessment in English Language Teaching (3 credits)
- EDCI 587: Content Literacy in English Language Teaching (3 credits)
- EDCI 588: Consultation and Collaboration in Educational Settings (3 credits)
- EDCI 589: Cultural and Linguistic Inquiry in TESOL (3 credits)
To apply to this program, click here for the application.
|TUITION CLASSIFICATION||COST PER CREDIT|
|Distance Learning Fee||$35.00|
|Total Cost for Virginia Residents per Credit||$840.00|
|Total Cost for Non-Virginia Residents per Credit||$840.00|
|Graduate New Student Fee
(non-refundable, one-time fee)
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