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.


In the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), we value the student experience within and beyond the classroom.

We take pride in recruiting talented students, providing them with an exceptional educational experience in our various degree and certificate programs, and producing successful graduates who are well-prepared and qualified for entry into their professions and advanced studies.

Successful students are informed, engaged, and present. We encourage you to know University policies and procedures, participate in research opportunities with faculty, join professional clubs and honor societies, build a professional relationship with your advisors, and take full advantage of the academic success resources available through CEHD and the university. The CEHD faculty and staff are available to support your academic journey at Mason.

In addition to the resources offered through your degree and certificate programs, the staff in the CEHD Office of Student and Academic Affairs (SAA) is here to support you. SAA supports the teaching and service mission of the college by providing a broad range of informational, advising, and support resources to potential and existing students, instructional and part-time faculty, and staff.

Key resources we offer for students include, but are not limited to:

  • Resources for student success
  • Review student appeals and grievances
  • Coordinate scholarships and awards
  • Plan student engagement activities and graduation
  • Help students understand Mason’s administrative and academic policies

Contact Us

Office of Student and Academic Affairs
Thompson Hall, Suite 2300
Phone: 703-993-2080
Fax: 703-993-2082