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.

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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.

Thank you for your interest in the state-approved teacher preparation programs at George Mason University!

Undergraduate and Bachelors/Accelerated Master’s Advising:

All undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in teaching must create an endorsement account and complete the worksheet associated with your intended program. Your transcripts will also be requested and both will be reviewed by the endorsement advisor. You may then schedule an appointment with both our endorsement Advisor Mary Slone O’Neill and our undergraduate advisor Kerri Marianos. For Special Education advising, please visit the Special Education advising page to setup an appointment.

All undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in teaching, with the exception of Special Education, must:

  1. Create an endorsement account.
  2. Make an appointment with the undergraduate pre-education advisor.
  3. Make an appointment with the endorsement advisor

Please try to schedule these appointments back-to-back to maximize your visit to our suite, preferably with our Undergraduate Advisor first followed by your Endorsement review to maximize your visit to our suite.

Graduate Advising:

All graduate school applicants must create an endorsement account and complete the worksheet associated with your intended program. Your transcripts will also be requested and both will be reviewed. You may then schedule an appointment with our endorsement advisor Mary Slone O’Neill.

Contact Us

Contact information for undergraduate programs and bachelor’s/accelerated master’s programs:
Kerri Marianos, Pre-Education Advisor
preteach@gmu.edu
703.993.2080

Schedule an undergraduate advising appointment.

Admissions information for graduate programs:
Nicole Mariam
cehdgrad@gmu.edu
703.993.2892

Contact information for endorsements:
Mary Slone O’Neill, Pre-Education Advising Coordinator
endorse@gmu.edu
703.993.2080

Schedule an endorsement advising appointment.

Contact information for licensure:
Rebekah Flis, Licensure Specialist
edlicen@gmu.edu
703.993.2094