School of Education - George Mason University

The program prepares educators for domestic and international teaching assignments working with culturally &linguistically diverse learners.

The International ESOL/ESL Teacher Education graduate certificate with a concentration in English as a Second Language (ESOL) Education for Practitioners provides courses for licensed teachers to earn an add-on endorsement in English as a second language (ESL) PK-12, also known as English for speakers of other languages (ESOL). Candidates whose first language is not English may be required to pass an oral and written proficiency assessment in English to meet state licensure requirements and national professional standards.

Note: Students must earn grades of B or higher in all coursework.

Total: 21 credits

  • Concentration in ESOL/ESL Special Education
  • Concentration in International Special Education (PK-12)