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.

Students as Researchers

College of Education & Human Development
Student Research Symposium

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The College of Education and Human Development looks to ensure our graduates leave their collegiate experience as engaged citizens and well-rounded scholars. The Office of Student and Academic Affairs holds the Student Research Symposium to provide undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to present on a research topic of choice. Spring submissions will be accepted starting Friday, February 1, 2019. If you are interested in presenting independently, or in a group, please fill out the proposal application by Thursday, February 28, 2019.

The CEHD Research Symposium will be held on April 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm. For further inquiries email the Office of Student and Academic Affairs at

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OSCAR - Office of Scholarship, Creative Activities and Research

OSCAR is a great resource to help students who are interested in engaging in research. OSCAR can help students discover a research project, find a mentor, and locate funding for their research. Make sure to check their website regularly as they also provide information about other undergraduate research resources and opportunities.

Journal of Mason Graduate Research (JMGR)

JMGR provides Mason, and the broader academic community, a quality peer-reviewed, open access journal for graduate research. Interested in learning about how you can get involved with the organization as an editor or contributor? Email

Graduate Fellowships

The Graduate Fellowship Office frequently updates their website with different opportunities. Here is a reminder to periodically check the page so that you do not miss out on fellowship opportunities for which you may qualify.