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.

Spring/Summer 2018 Dean's List Honorees

Congratulations to the College of Education and Human Development students named to the Dean's List for the Spring and Summer 2018 semesters!

5 Reasons Why You Should Join a Student Group Now!

You’ve heard us say it over and over: an engaged student is a successful student.  It’s a fact that students who are connected to campus life both inside and outside the classroom are more likely to persist to graduation.  That alone is a big reason to get involved, but just in case improving your chances of reaching graduation day isn’t enough, let’s take a look at 5 more reasons that NOW is the time to join a Mason Registered Student Organization (RSO).

Reminder: Add/Drop Deadlines Are This Week!

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Art Instructor Positions Available

Young Rebrandts Art program is looking for instructors to teach afterschool enrichment classes to children 3 to 12 years in Loudoun and Fairfax counties.

Graduate Study Survey (and a chance to win some swag!)

You are invited to participate in an online study for the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). Completing the study will only take 10-15 minutes, and you can enter a drawing to win some Mason swag! (More details on that below.) The purpose of this study is to better understand how you would organize the areas of graduate study in CEHD. Your response will help us present our programs in a more intuitive way.

Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program (VTSLP). The primary purpose of the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program (VTSLP) is to provide financial support to students who are preparing to teach in one of Virginia's critical shortage teaching areas.

Student Job Opportunity: Mason LIFE Program Support Staff

George Mason University LIFE Program seeks enthusiastic, social students to work with GMU students with disabilities in a social setting

The Ups and Downs of Add, Drop, and Withdrawal Policy

When registering for the semester, few students expect to change their selections. It’s only when they have a few classes under their belts that regrets and reality set in. Here's what you need to know before you add, drop, or withdraw from a course.

NEW! Graduate Student Guidebook

If you attended last weekend's Graduate Prelude orientation for new College of Education and Human Development graduate students, you received a copy of the new CEHD Graduate Student Guidebook.  It's full of policy and resource information for new and current graduate students. Good news!  An electronic version is now available for all students.  Click on the cover below to access the PDF version.


Project ExCEL Graduate Research Assistantship Opening

This 20-hour/week position will support the implementation of Project ExCEL, a federally funded program; this position will report to the Project Director/Project Manager on the timely completion of project goals. Key responsibilities in this job include conducting fieldwork and research, supporting implementation of the project, and serving on a GRA team.