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.

Applicants applying to the Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Visual Impairments must have:

  • A bachelor's degree in education or a related field such as rehabilitation counseling, sociology, or psychology. Although not required, experience in special education is preferred. Candidates without educational background in any of these fields may be accepted at the discretion of the admitting liaison.
  • GPA scores as required by your participating university. Note: exceptions can made at the discretion of the admitting liaison for each university. Refer to: GMU, JMU, NSU, Radford, ODU
  • Met test requirements for the Praxis I, SAT or ACT score requirements as outlined by your participating university.