Graduate School of Education - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.

School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Mathematics Education Leadership

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The Mathematics Education Leadership program prepares graduates for leadership in the improvement of mathematics education at all levels in public and private schools, colleges and universities. The program places emphasis upon research and scholarly activity in the areas of Mathematics learning, Mathematics teacher learning, and Curriculum reform.

The Mathematics Education Leadership Program offers a concentration in mathematics education at the Master's Degree level, and a specialization in mathematics education at the Ph.D. level. The 30-credit Math Specialist Leader K-8 concentration is unique for individuals who desire part-time study to become specialists in the teaching and leadership of school mathematics. Students in the Mathematics Education Leadership Master's degree concentrations study teaching, research, curriculum, and mathematics content. They also explore school-based leadership issues in mathematics education.

There is also a specialization in Mathematics Education Leadership in the PhD in Education and Human Development Program. The PhD specialization in Mathematics Education Leadership focuses on issues in curriculum design and evaluation, the preparation and professional development of mathematics teachers, leadership in mathematics at all levels, and the design and evaluation of mathematics education research. This program prepares individuals for high level leadership positions in mathematics education including: college/university faculty and researchers, school and central office leaders, curriculum and instructional materials developers, state and national agency leaders, and mathematics education consultants.