Graduate Certificate in Linguistics: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Become a Mason Graduate Student

All applicants for graduate study at George Mason University must meet the admission standards specified in the Admission chapter of the University Catalog.

You are responsible for submitting all required application materials by the posted deadline. Review your program's Admissions Requirements and Deadlines before you begin your application. You can also visit our Grad Admissions FAQs page for helpful hints on how best to prepare your transcripts and other Admissions materials.

The fall graduate degree seeking application opens September 15.

The spring graduate degree seeking application opens April 15.

The summer graduate degree seeking application opens September 15.

Program Specific Requirements

College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
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Additional Information

Application to Certificate Program Only

Please Note: The application should include an analytical writing sample of at least 1000-words.

Application to Certificate Program as a Secondary Program

Applicants to the graduate certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages who are already accepted or enrolled in a degree program in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences must submit a Graduate Secondary Certificate Program Application.

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline: April 15

Spring Deadline: October 15

Summer Deadline: February 1

Fall admission: Application review will begin on April 15. 

  • Applications for Fall 2023 will be accepted until August 1, 2023.  Applications missing supplementary materials after August 1 will be considered until August 15, 2023.

Spring admission: Application review will begin on October 15.

  • Applications for Spring 2023 will be accepted until December 15, 2022.  Applications missing supplementary materials after December 15 will be considered until January 1, 2023.

Summer admission: Application review will begin on February 1.

  • Applications for Summer 2023 will be accepted until February 1, 2023.  Applications missing supplementary materials after February 1 will be considered until February 15, 2023.

 

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