Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions Concentration

The Liberal Arts for the Teaching Profession provides students a major in which they can complete all of the Endorsement requirements needed for a Teaching Licensure program at the Graduate level.

Degree Requirements 2019-2020 (PDF)

4 Year Plan 2019-2020 (PDF)

This degree meets the Virginia Department of Education endorsement requirements and will prepare students for graduate licensure programs.  Students should meet with Mason's endorsement specialist throughout their undergraduate degree as well as integrative studies academic advisors.

Qualified students in the Liberal Arts for the Teaching Profession concentration have the opportunity to apply for the Bachelor’s/Accelerated Master’s program and obtain both a BA in Integrative Studies with a Liberal Arts for the Teaching Profession and an MEd in Curriculum. To learn more about the accelerated graduate programs offered through the College of Education and Human Development, click here

Interested in pursuing an elementary education concentration? In the following video, one of our students shares their experience.

Elementary Ed. and accelerated MA with Allison Skalecky.


All students have opportunities to

  • conduct independent research
  • engage in globally-related activities through coursework and language study at Mason and abroad
  • participate in many forms of public service
  • prepare for their future careers through internships, career-focused minors and other college-to-career activities

Licensure Disclosure

This program has been identified by George Mason University as one that may lead to a career requiring professional licensure/certification. Federal regulations require Mason to disclose information as to whether this program meets/does not meet the educational requirements for licensure/certification in your state, or whether such a determination has not been made. Please consult our Licensure Disclosure Tool ( for the disclosure statement specific to your desired state/program combination.