George Mason University:
Graduate programs for pre-service and experienced educators at two global locations and online

Earn a graduate certificate or Master’s in Education from an accredited, highly-ranked university from the United States at our Songdo, Korea or Fairfax, Virginia campuses!
The Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program at George Mason University prepares educators to work within diverse K-12 classrooms and schools around the world. Our graduate programs are designed with the working teacher in mind. Earn a graduate certificate or Master’s in Education in teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages or Advanced International Baccalaureate Studies in Songdo, Korea during intensive summer sessions. Apply new knowledge and advanced teaching skills to your classroom during the school year while completing engaging coursework online and connecting to educators from around the world. Or, join us for intensive summers on our US-based campus in Fairfax, Virginia to earn a certificate or Master’s in International Elementary Education. Teachers can enhance their careers even further with the option to earn a Virginia state teaching license in either English for Speakers of Other Languages (PK-12) or Elementary Education (PK-6).


International teachers participate in an intensive summer course. Image courtesy of George Mason University

International educators earn credits and collaborate on campus for intensive summer sessions then complete coursework during the fall and spring semesters.

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Phone: (703) 993-6010