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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.

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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.

College of Education and Human Development

CEHD News

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For Robert Nay, a Winding Career Comes into Focus at Mason

April 18, 2019

For some people, finding the perfect career path is easy. For others, like Robert Nay, things twist and turn. Read more...
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Congratulations to Michelle Gnoleba Seki, 2019 Academic Advisor of the Year

April 15, 2019

This annual award recognizes excellence in advising across campus. This year, 793 nominations were submitted for 108 different advisors, representing every undergraduate Mason college/school! Read more...
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Kid-Sized ‘Traffic Parks’ Are D.C.’s New Playgrounds With A Purpose

April 11, 2019

Education and transportation officials say traffic gardens are one creative way to teach the next generation of pedestrians and cyclists. Read more...
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He ensures firefighters work from positions of strength

April 10, 2019

Hunter Hautz's training manual for firefighter candidates in Prince William County was so valuable, the Mason master's student received a letter of commendation from the fire chief. Read more...
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An online window into autism

April 10, 2019

Wiley multimedia gives online special education students unprecedented access to case studies. Read more...
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In the College of Education and Human Development, it's reading, writing and ... digital learning

April 5, 2019

Mark Ginsberg, dean of Mason's College of Education and Human Development, says Amazon's entry into Northern Virginia "challenges us to be the very best we can be." Read more...
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Creating a Hub for Holocaust Education at Mason

April 5, 2019

For the past year, Mark Helmsing has been intensely studying the Holocaust. His research focuses on the affective and emotional dimensions of history — how people feel about the past, and how the past makes them feel in return. Read more...
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CEHD Ranks Highly in U.S. News & World Report Graduate Program Rankings, Among Others

April 4, 2019

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) has recently made a strong showing in a trio of prestigious rankings, each of which uses different metrics to rank schools and programs against others in the U.S.—and in one case, around the world. Read more...
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AERA Review of Research Award

March 29, 2019

CEHD faculty members Seth Parsons and Allison Ward Parsons, in addition to doctoral students Melissa Gallagher and Melissa Pierczynski, received the AERA Review of Research Award. Read more...
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Dance Medicine Program Thrives at Mason — and Beyond

March 20, 2019

Dancers’ medical needs, as athletes, have long been underserved. Jatin Ambegaonkar, an associate professor in the College of Education and Human Development, has made it his goal to change that. Read more...