The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) program, aligned with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), develops teacher-leaders who practice reflection through action-research, problem-based learning, self-inquiry, and teacher expertise. This program is designed for those with one or more years of teaching or education-related experience who want to continue growing professionally. Coursework provides advanced expertise for educators, administrators, and other professionals in areas such as Assistive Technology, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
What it costs
The cost for this program is $687.00 per credit hour for VA state residents or $887.00 per credit hour for Non-VA residents. See the Cost tab below for a breakdown of tuition and fees. All of Mason’s tuition rates and fees can be found on our Student Accounts site.
Please Note: In addition to the tuition and fees described above, various course and lab fees may be assessed depending on the course(s) in which the student is enrolled. Please refer to the Students Accounts Office site for more information on tuition and fees.
VA state residents who are eligible can apply for the 15% PreK-12 VA Educators Discount.
For all application information and deadlines, see the CEHD Admissions site.
Want to learn more?
Check out the Curriculum and Instruction, ASTL: Special Education Concentration (MEd) program on the College of Education and Human Development website.Request Info