College of Education and Human Development - 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.

Graduate Research Assistants work with one or more faculty members for up to 20 hours per week and are directly involved in faculty research and research support.

Before applying, please read the CEHD policy regarding assistantships.

APPLY HERE for a Graduate Assistantship within CEHD.

Other Assistantship opportunities:

University Life is committed to the growth, learning, and professional development of graduate students by providing high-quality, relevant experiences in various functional areas within student affairs related units. Graduate Assistants are invaluable members of the Division of University Life at George Mason University.

The Office of Student Involvement at George Mason University also invites applicants for Graduate Assistant positions.


Doctoral students should contact the PhD in Education Office at 703.993.2011 and master's students should contact Jackie Anderson at 703.993.2003 for more information.