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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) for PK-12 Practitioners

George Mason University

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The 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) for PK-12 Practitioners at George Mason University is designed to provide the theoretical understandings and culturally and linguistically responsive practices for teaching English learners.

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Overview

About the course

Coursework emphasizes the intersection of culture, language, and identity and its application to teaching culturally and linguistically diverse PreK-12 learners. Each course requires fieldwork to provide opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills learned in coursework to teaching and learning with English learners.

This Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) for PK-12 Practitioners at George Mason University   will appeal to in-service, licensed PreK-12 teachers as well as instructional assistants who want to develop deep expertise for working with English learners. It also provides preparation for licensed teachers to sit for the Praxis Subject Assessment in English to Speakers of Other Languages (required by the Virginia Department of Education to obtain an add-on ESL endorsement).

Programme Structure

Courses include

  •  Linguistics for PreK-12 ESOL Teachers   
  •  Bilingualism and Language Acquisition Research   
  •   Methods of Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners   

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

15 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have earned or will earn* a minimum of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a US institution of higher education accredited by one of the organizations found here, or an equivalent degree from a nationally recognized non-US institution.
  • You must have earned a 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale or better in your baccalaureate study. The GPA requirement can be higher for individual graduate programs.
  • If you are an applicant with domestic educational credentials (inside the United States): you may upload unofficial copies of your transcripts on the online application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21465 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit
  • National

    21465 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit
  • In-State

    8145 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 543 USD per credit

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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