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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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National Board Certification

National Board Certification

National Board Certification is the most respected professional certification available in education and provides numerous benefits to teachers, students and schools. It was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide.

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Renewal is a personal and public statement about your commitment to the profession and to your students.

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at George Mason University, partners with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to offer graduate credit to teachers who renew their Achievement status when it expires after ten years.

To register at GMU for Renewal of National Board Certification credits, we must have:

  • your completed enrollment form filled out and faxed to this number: 703-993-9380.
  • a copy of your renewal award letter from National Board emailed to us nbcr@gmu.edu
  • payment of $500 using Virtual Merchant (link below). For payments made by employers or other third parties, please email us for instructions at nbcr@gmu.edu.


Once all documentation is received and our processes are complete (may take three weeks), you will be formally registered for the graduate credit course. You will receive an email that the credits have been awarded, and directions will be given for how to download and/or print a transcript reflecting the credits.


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