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.

Region IV Cohort Information

Region IV Mathematics Education Leadership Fully Online Cohort

Beginning in Spring 2019, George Mason University is partnering with teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia (VDOE Region IV) to offer a fully-online cohort for the M.Ed in Mathematics Education Leadership. Region IV comprises the following school districts: Alexandria, Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier, Frederick, Loudoun, Madison, Manassas, Manassas Park, Orange, Page, Prince William, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Warren, or Winchester. Licensed educators or administrators in these districts are strongly encouraged to apply for this cohort.

With enough enrollment, the cohort will include fully-online synchronous course delivery and a 20% locked-in discount off of regular tuition.

Course Sequence

Spring 2019
EDCI 646 Mathematics Education Leadership for School Change
MATH 610 Number Systems & Number Theory for K-8 Teachers
Fall 2019
MATH 613 Algebra and Functions for K-8 Teachers
EDCI 645 Curriculum Development in Mathematics Education
Spring 2020
EDCI 666 Research in Mathematics
MATH 612 Probability and Statistics for K-8 Teachers
Summer 2020
MATH 611 Geometry for K-8 Teachers
Fall 2020
EDCI 644 Mathematics Learning and Assessment
MATH 614 Rational Numbers & Proportional Reasoning for K-8 Teachers
Spring 2021
EDCI 702 Internship in Mathematics Education (completed on-the-job)

Timeline

Students meet once a week for synchronous (live-time) online courses. Each course is 2 hours and 40 minutes: 4:30pm-7:10pm or 7:20pm-10:00pm.
Fall: 15 weeks, late-August to mid-December, meet once per week per course.
Spring: 15 weeks, late-January to mid-May, meet once per week per course.
Summer: 8 weeks, first week June-last week July, meet twice per week.
Spring Break: GMU faculty will work with degree-seeking candidates to meet the needs of multiple divisions and different breaks.

Deadline

Priority, early deadline is November 1st, 2018.
Missed the deadline? Faculty will continue to review applications until cohort capacity is reached. Contact us if you have any questions. If you would like to learn more, please email mathspec@gmu.edu or call (703)993-6010.