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CEHD Online Programs

Earn a graduate certificate or master’s degree online!

 

Take advantage of the convenience and flexibility of online courses to earn a graduate certificate or a master's degree in education. Apply to George Mason University to enroll in an online or hybrid program. Tuition discounts are available.

You'll receive rich, research-based instruction from renowned and well-connected faculty who care about your academic and professional success. View the list of online programs by category or alphabetically. A key to the icons used below indicates which programs are 100% online and which lead to licensure.

For questions or to speak with an academic advisor, please email askCEHD@gmu.edu.

 

Online programs: by category
 
 

Early childhood education

 

Education leadership

 

English as a second language

 

Gifted education

 

International education

 

Learning technologies

 

Literacy and reading

 

Mathematics

 

Special education

 

Teacher leadership

 

 

 
Online programs: by alphabetical listing

 

 

 

 

Advanced International Baccalaureate

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)*(Mostly Online)
  • Graduate certificate (15 credits)(Online)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills the requirements for the IB's Certificate in Teaching and Learning, and exceeds minimum authorization requirements from the IB.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the TCLDEL program.

 

 

 

Applied Behavior Analysis

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree** (30 credits)(Online)
  • Graduate certificate (18 credits)(Online)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Examination.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the ABA program.

 

 

 

Assistive Technology

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)(Online)
  • Graduate certificate (15 credits)(Online)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Assistive Technology program.

 

 

 

ASTL Literacy PK-12 Classroom Teachers

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)(Mixed)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the ASTL program.

 

 

 

ASTL Literacy: Reading Specialist

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (33 credits)(Mixed)(Add-on)
  • Graduate certificate (21 credits)(Mixed)(Add-on)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements for Virginia licensure in Reading Specialist K-12.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the ASTL program.

 

 

 

ASTL Special Education

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the ASTL program.

 

 

 
 

ASTL Teacher Leadership

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (33 credits)(Mixed)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the ASTL program.

 

 

 

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Online options for graduate study

  • Graduate certificate (12 credits)(Online)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Special Education program.

 

 

 

Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners, Birth to Age 8 

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)(Mixed)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Early Childhood Education program.

 

 

 

Education Leadership

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)(Add-on)
  • Graduate certificate (24 credits)(Online)(Add-on)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements for Virginia licensure in Administration and Supervision PK-12.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Education Leadership program.

 

 

 

E-Learning

Online options for graduate study

  • Graduate certificate (15 credits)(Online)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Learning Technologies program.

 

 

 

ESOL Education PK-12 for Practitioners

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)*
  • Graduate certificate (21 credits)(Mixed)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements for Virginia add-on endorsement in English as a Second Language PK-12.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the TCLDEL program.

 

 

 
 

Gifted Child Education

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (33 credits)*
  • Graduate certificate (21 credits)(Mixed)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements for Virginia add-on endorsement in Gifted Education.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the ASTL program.

 

 

 

Instructional Design and Technology

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Learning Technologies program.

 

 

 

Integration of Online Learning in Schools

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)
  • Graduate certificate (16 credits)(Mixed)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Learning Technologies program.

 

 

 

International Elementary Education PK-6 Licensure

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)*
  • Graduate certificate (27 credits)(Mixed)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements for Virginia licensure in Elementary Education PK-6.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the TCLDEL program.

 

 

 
 

International ESOL Education PK-12 Licensure

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)*
  • Graduate certificate (30 credits)(Mixed)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements for Virginia licensure in English as a Second Language PK-12.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the TCLDEL program.

 

 

 
 

International Special Education

Online options for graduate study

  • Graduate certificate (15 credits)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the TCLDEL program.

 

 

 
 

Literacy Leadership for Diverse Schools: K-12 Reading Specialist

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (33 credits)(Add-on)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements for Virginia licensure in Reading Specialist K-12.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Literacy and Reading program.

 

 

 
 

Mathematics Specialist Leader (K-8)

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)(Add-on)

Credentials

  • This program fulfills course work requirements for Virginia licensure in Mathematics Specialist K-8.

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Mathematics Education Leadership program.

 

 

 

Transformative Teaching

Online options for graduate study

  • Master's degree (30 credits)

Learn more

For additional information, please check the website for the Transformative Teaching program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key

The bar graphs in the descriptions above provide a quick visual indication of how much of a program's classes are delivered online.

(Online)

A program that is 100% online, requiring no face-to-face courses or class sessions.

(Mostly Online)

A program that is completely online except for one or two face-to-face courses, which are usually offered on a compressed schedule at George Mason University's campus during the summer.

(Mixed)

A program that has some mix of face-to-face and online courses or class sessions. In total, more than 50% of "seat time" for the program is online.

(Add-on)

A graduate program that leads to a teacher or administrator add-on endorsement or license.

(Licensure)

A program that leads to initial teacher licensure.

*

Leads to an MEd in Curriculum and Instruction, with a concentration in Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners, when the program is completed concurrently with this graduate certificate. See gse.gmu.edu/tcldel for details.

**

Leads to an MEd in Special Education when the program is completed concurrently with this graduate certificate. See gse.gmu.edu/specialed for details.

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The College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University includes the Graduate School of Education, one of the country's largest and most comprehensive higher education institutions for teacher preparation and professional development. The college is fully accredited by NCATE and all licensure programs are approved by the Virginia Department of Education.