Take advantage of the convenience and flexibility of online courses to earn a graduate certificate or a master's degree in education. Apply to George Mason University to enroll in 100% online or hybrid programs. Each program offers graduate credits in special education, teacher leadership, and more.
The online programs are taught by the same professors and instructors who teach on-campus at George Mason University, located just outside of Washington, D.C. You'll experience content-rich, research-based instruction from renowned and well-connected faculty who encourage discussion and care about your academic and professional success.
Click or scroll below to learn about Mason's online programs in the following areas, or contact an advisor today!
(Special note: All of the programs listed below can also be offered to organizations at a discounted rate. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if there are 15 or more individuals at your school, division, or organization who wish to enroll. We can explain contract options for delivering cost-effective, turnkey, professional development on a schedule that works best for your group.)
Reduced tuition for educators
A special tuition rate is available for out-of-state (non-Virginia) students who individually enroll in fully online programs from George Mason University's College of Education and Human Development that are also designated as Mason Online. This reduced rate is indicated above by an asterisk (*). The cost is only $600 per credit. Additional fees, such as a $35 per credit distance learning fee, may apply.
George Mason University's College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) includes two schools, the Graduate School of Education, which is the largest in Virginia, and the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism. CEHD offers more than 20 programs on campus, online, and on site for more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college's 126 full-time instructional faculty includes many nationally prominent scholars in education and human development. In addition, more than $75 million in funding has fueled pioneering research at the college over the past five years. CEHD is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). All licensure programs are approved by the Virginia Department of Education.