Details at a Glance
Financial Aid AvailableYes
The college is a nationally recognized leader in educator preparation, special education, counseling, and school leadership and is home to 3 schools and 9 centers engaged in groundbreaking research.
Our School of Education— one of the largest and most comprehensive in Virginia—is the alma mater of 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 degree and certificate options in areas such as advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and education policy. Our renowned PhD in education program offers a wide range of specializations and is among the largest in the country.
The School of Kinesiology offers exceptional academic programs dedicated to promoting optimal health and enhancing the quality of life through physical activity. The school offers programs in athletic training, kinesiology, and a kinesiology concentration within the PhD program.
Our School of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management offers some of the university’s most dynamic, hands-on graduate programs, including sport and recreation studies. Students pursuing degrees in these areas are well prepared to enter careers in fields that are rapidly growing in popularity and demand.
Learn more about some of our programs below.
- Personal Statement
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
- GRE for PhD and select Master's degree programs
- Content Area Review for select teacher preparation programs
We know that picking a graduate program may be daunting and we are here to help. Schedule an appointment with us in the CEHD Office of Admissions to discuss your goals and what options we have.
A complete listing of our deadlines may be found on our website.
Total Students4,000 Students
Clubs & Associations
CEHD offers several student organizations for its students, including:
- Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society-Gamma Mu Upsilon Chapter
- Mason Athletic Training Society
- PhD in Education Student Organization
Access our Student Success Resources page to learn more.
What Our Students Say
This degree is exactly the type of professional development I needed. The courses are related to the content, and they allow for research and projects to be embedded into my daily instruction and practices. I receive support not only from my professors but from the other students as well to improve in different areas of my teaching.Amanda Madden, Curriculum and Instruction, Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning ‘22
The faculty I have worked within my time at George Mason has been world-class. I owe all I have learned and accomplished to my faculty and their genuine investment in their students' education and ambitions.Bekah Ransbro, Sport and Recreation Studies ‘20
This degree is exactly the type of professional development I needed. The courses are related to the content, and they allow for research and projects to be embedded into my daily instruction and practices. I receive support not only from my professors but from the other students as well to improve in different areas of my teaching.
The faculty I have worked within my time at George Mason has been world-class. I owe all I have learned and accomplished to my faculty and their genuine investment in their students' education and ambitions.
Tuition & Financial Aid
- Work-study Programs Available
- Financial Aid Available
- Application Fee Waivers Available
- Discounts for VA Educators
- Discounts for Out-of-State Students