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.

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Course Location

It is the policy of the consortium that students attending classes at university sites are expected to be physically present at those university sites during class time. However, there are situations in which students are unable to attend classes at the universities’ sites and may be permitted to take as “remote site” students. To be considered a remote site student, students must be more than 90 minutes of one-way travel time to the closest participating university (under normal circumstance) OR have a documented medical need. A limited number of students may become remote site students. Determination of this is at the Consortium’s discretion and students who meet the criteria do not automatically qualify to be a remote site student. See FAQ section below for additional information.

Student Services

Each institution will ensure that students have access to all learning resources and services required for successful completion of the Certificate of Applied Behavior Analysis/BACB®-approved coursework sequence. Services and resources include, but are not limited to, library resources, faculty support, administrative resources, technology infrastructure, and similar services.

Student Academic Integrity and Conduct

Students are required to follow the regulations governing academic integrity and personal conduct at the offering institution. In the event of academic dishonesty or misconduct, the offering institution has the authority to proceed according to its regulations as far as the particular course and future enrollments are concerned. If the problem merits a change in the student’s status, it shall be reported to the home institution’s registrar by the offering institution’s registrar. Supporting documentation will be sent to the home institution’s registrar. The home institution may take any additional action it deems appropriate. The home institution will share the students’ status with other Consortium institutions.

Student Tuition, Fees, and Financial Arrangements

Payment of tuition for courses taken through the Consortium will be made through the regular procedure of the student’s home institution and will be based on the rate applicable there. Tuition and fees for each institution will remain at that institution. There will be no funding exchanged among institutions. There will be no follow-up payment reconciliation among the institutions. Should a significant enrollment imbalance develop, the issue will be addressed by the executive committee.

Inclement Weather

In the case of inclement weather, the instructor for the course will determine whether the class will meet as scheduled. The instructor will e-mail all students should the course be cancelled or the schedule of the course be modified in any way. E-mail will be the primary means of communication and it is the students’ responsibility to check e-mail for this information. If a student determines they cannot attend class due to inclement weather, they must notify the instructor to discuss how information from the course may be obtained. It is at the instructor’s discretion as to whether a student may make up any assignments that occurred during the class that was missed. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain information from the class session.