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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.

College of Education and Human Development

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Undergraduate Teaching Degrees

June 24, 2019

FAIRFAX, Va. – Beginning this fall, George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development will offer three undergraduate teaching degrees. Bachelor of science in education (BSEd) degrees in special education, elementary education, and early childhood education for diverse learners will be available at George Mason when the fall semester begins Aug. 26. Read more...
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Board of Visitors names Anne Holton interim president

June 20, 2019

The George Mason University Board of Visitors today unanimously voted to appoint former Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton as the university’s interim president. The appointment will take effect August 1. Read more...
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Supporting Mason LIFE

June 6, 2019

Mason grads coordinate successful fundraiser at elementary school. Read more...
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Accredited Educator Preparation

May 31, 2019

George Mason receives accreditation from Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Read more...
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Former Virginia Education Secretary Concerned About Teaching Profession

May 22, 2019

Drops in students pursuing teaching profession worry former education secretary. Read more...

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"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it."
— Marian Wright Edelman