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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

GSE News

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Rita Chi-Ying Chung finishing a celebrated faculty career by doing some of her greatest work

September 4, 2019

Counseling professor thinks back on Mason career and her many students. Read more...
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George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development Dean Mark R. Ginsberg announced the creation of three new schools within the college.

August 28, 2019

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) approved the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, and the School of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management. Read more...
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Elementary Education program teams up with Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts

August 22, 2019

Graduate students learn ways to mix music, dance, and drama into curriculum. Read more...
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Fred Bemak leaving major impact on Counseling and Development program that will be felt after his retirement

August 22, 2019

Counselors Without Borders founder reflects on time at Mason. Read more...
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Pop-up traffic garden provides a non-crash course in road safety

August 20, 2019

CEHD faculty, students test data-collection process with ‘dry run’ at Mason’s Child Development Center. Read more...
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Mason students experimenting how to automatically translate sign language into text or speech

August 14, 2019

CEHD, Helen Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities a part of unique research. Read more...
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Maria Barrios was named CEHD’s 2019 Exemplary Early Career Teacher

July 19, 2019

Two-time Mason alumnus entering third year at Keene Mill Elementary School. Read more...
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CEHD professor speaks at conference in Turkey on challenges facing Syrian refugee children

July 17, 2019

Counseling professor Fred Bemak recommends culturally responsive model of psycho-social support Read more...
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Creating STEM Instruction

June 26, 2019

Graduate School of Education to offer STEM instruction concentration beginning in fall 2019. Read more...
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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...