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.



New Fellowship Offers Up to $21,000 Per Student Per Year for PhD in Special Education

October 22, 2012

Up to $21,000 per year per student in fellowship funding is available to Mason students pursuing a PhD in high incidence disabilities. Read More...


Maggie Daniels to Discuss Strategic Tourism Development

Maggie Daniels, associate professor in the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism, has been tapped to give the next lecture in George Mason University's Vision Series. Read More...


Erin Peters Burton's Research Takes Her to STEM School in NC

The NSF-funded research of Erin Peters Burton, assistant professor of science education at CEHD, recently took her to Goldsboro, NC as part of a study of successful STEM high schools. Read More...


Dr. Jill Biden and General Raymond Odierno at Mason Today to Celebrate "Operation Educate the Educators"

Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno were at George Mason University today to celebrate "Operation Educate the Educators." Read More...


Internships Help Students in Therapeutic Recreation Explore Their Interests

Internships in therapeutic recreation offer undergraduate RHT students pathways to a career in the health services field. Read More...


RHT Students Get On-Field View of Nationals' Baseball Success

The Washington Nationals are having their best season ever, and by default, so are Mason's Katie Albisu and Brianna Norwood. Read More...


Early Childhood Education for Immigrant and Roma Families

October 1, 2012

CEHD was the host for a high-level meeting to discuss early childhood education policies for immigrant and Roma families. Read More...


RHT Grads Find Internships Lead to Jobs

After graduation, Sam King got a permanent job at the outdoor adventure park where he had interned as a student. Read More...


Sports and Leisure in Society: 2012-13 Seminar Series

The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa was the largest tournament ever on the African continent Read More...


A Remembrance for 9/11

It's a beautiful, clear, cool day in Virginia, one very much like September 11 of eleven years ago. The email I received this morning is a sorrowful and sweet reminder of how connected we all are. Read More...