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.

Making a Difference

CEHD's alumni and friends are essential to the college's mission: developing professional educators, educational leaders and professionals in health, recreation, tourism and hospitality professions.

Our alumni and friends make a difference through their giving to CEHD to improve education and related professions. Our alumni and friends enable CEHD faculty and students to teach, research and contribute to the development of innovative, new teaching and professional priorities.


"Mason exceeded my expectations in terms of prep for my new career. I am thriving in my new world of teaching in a Title 1 school. As a recipient of a scholarship, I was able to focus on my studies and internship with a lessor impact on my family thanks to one of many scholarships available because of donors like you." Every day, they make a difference in the classrooms, from pre-Kindergarten through higher education as teachers, principals, leaders, policy makers, coaches, and professionals in diverse industries including hospitality management, tourism and sport management.


CEHD's alumni and friends are key to the college's mission of "promoting learning and development across the lifespan while contributing meaningfully to research in human and organizational performance, as well as the learning and developmental sciences."

A Philanthropic Resource

The Advancement team is organized to be a trusted resource for CEHD alumni and friends considering philanthropic decisions. Our professional staff can help you determine the most appropriate way to advice your philanthropic objectives. Please explore our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about:

  • Making an annual fund unrestricted gift.
  • Providing multi-year funding on a particular topic.
  • To provide a fellowship, scholarship or professorship (major gift).
  • To bequeath a planned or charitable life-income gift (planned gift).

We thank you for your generous support!

All gifts make a difference.

Your CEHD Advancement Team works hard to enhance alumni and community relations, volunteerism, partnerships, outreach activities and events, all while also raising private resources to support the programs, institutes, and centers of the College of Education and Human Development.

Robert Johnson, Robert
Director of Development
Phone: (703) 993-2005
Fax: (703) 993-2001