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.

For SRHT Graduates, Degree Celebration is Only the Beginning



Amid a swirl of machine-made fog, colored lights, and emotional student voice-overs, the curtains rose to commence the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) 2017 Degree Celebration. The celebration was held Friday, May…

Saving the Best for Last: GSE Celebrates Graduates

GSE Lineup


It seemed for a little while that the May 20, 2017 College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Graduate School of Education (GSE) Degree Celebration might not happen.  After all, University Commencement had run more than an hour longer…

Kappa Delta Pi Welcomes New Members

KDP Induction


George Mason University’s Nu Alpha Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education inducted 16 new members on May 9, in a ceremony in the Johnson Center Cinema.  Dean Mark Ginsberg and Associate Dean Ellen…

Teachers of Tomorrow: Booked for Success

TOT Book Drive

Teachers of Tomorrow (TOT) may be an organization primarily focused on recruiting and promoting future educators among Mason undergraduates, but this spring, saw TOT members working hard on another aspect of their mission – service – in…

Getting the (Pencil) Lead Out: Writer's Retreat Motivates Graduate Students

Ivory WR

The first College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Writer’s Retreat was held on Saturday, February 25 at George’s in the Johnson Center. More than 20 graduate students gathered for an all-day retreat where they publicly committed to a day…

CEHD Student Research Shines at Second Annual Symposium

SRS Poster Presenter

Over 60 students shared their research at the 2017 College of Education and Human Development Student Research Symposium held on April 25 in Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center.   The symposium included seven Oral Presentations, four Roundtable…

Welcome to the Student Success Blog!

Welcome to the Student Success Blog!  The CEHD Office of Student and Academic Affairs believes that students who are engaged are successful students. That's why we offer so many ways for you to get connected, get involved, and stay informed.  Of course,…