College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University


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.

Funding Sources and Discounts

Many Mason students receive some kind of financial aid, such as grants, scholarships, work-study employment, or loans.


Assistantships: An assistantship is an academic position that carries a stipend and usually involves part-time teaching or research, given to a qualified graduate student.

Tuition Discount for Virginia Educators

Tuition Discount: A 15% tuition discount is available for Virginia residents who are educators working in a public or non-public PreK-12 school that is located in Virginia and are enrolled in a CEHD graduate program.

Tuition Discount for Out of State CEHD Graduate Students

The out-of-state tuition discount is approximately 40% off the university’s approved rate for out-of-state graduate students (please see for current rate information).


Fellowships: Graduate fellowships are awards that provide support to masters and doctoral students for research, writing, fieldwork, language study, professional development, or independent projects undertaken in conjunction with a degree program.


Scholarships: A scholarship is a grant of financial aid awarded to a student, as for the purpose of attending a college.

George Mason University Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid with information on student loans, loan deferments, application procedures, payment schedules, qualifications, scholarships, loan counseling, and more. Please refer to Mason's Main Admissions page for information about money including, tuition and fees, typical total costs, financial aid, housing and residence life, dining services, and Mason Money.