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.

GSE Curriculum Committee

Committee Members

  • Hathaway, Dawn: GSE; 2-year term, 2019-2021
  • Hathaway, Jennifer: GSE; 2-year term, 2018–2020
  • Helmsing, Mark: GSE; 2-year term, 2018–2020
  • Holincheck, Nancy: GSE; 2-year term, 2018–2020
  • Rodgers, Ellen, (ex officio): GSE, RHT
  • Wills, Theresa: GSE; 2-year term, 2019-2021

Program Approval Form and Process

A program approval form must be completed for the creation of new programs and deletions or modifications to an existing program all require approval through the college/school curriculum committee. Some curriculum modifications require BOV and SCHEV approval. Contact Robin Parker in the Provost’s Office at (703) 993-6220 or for questions.

Course Approval Form and Process

The creation, modification or deletion of courses require approval through the college/school curriculum committee and either the Undergraduate or Graduate Council. Visit the Office of the Registrar Courses page for information on the course approval form and process. .

Syllabus Information

Check the Syllabi Review webpage for important information on syllabus guidelines and templates.


Procedures and Processes [Word] [PDF]

Other Resources

Prerequisite Checking Request Form [Word] [PDF]