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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

How to Apply

Wondering how to apply and what the admission requirements are? Access the online application portal here.

Admission Requirements

Resume: Resume should be updated and free of grammatical errors.

Goal Statement: The goals statement is 750-1000 words and should describe your academic and career goals related to the intended program. We recommend that applicants are specific in describing their past experiences related to the intended program as well as personal and professional aspirations. We also would like to know why you are choosing Mason to attend graduate school.

Letters of Recommendation: The two letters of recommendation. Applicants should follow the instructions included in the online application to submit the recommendation form directly to their recommender. Mason does not accept paper recommendations. Recommendations should be professional or academic in nature. See FAQs for more information.

Transcript: Students can upload their unofficial transcripts for application review. Students with international credentials must provide official documents for admissions review. Please refer to the Office of Graduate Admissions for specific requirements. Transcripts from all institutions attended. You may submit unofficial copies to your application but officials will be required upon admittance to the program.

Applicants with international credentials: Please refer to our guidelines for submitting documents.