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.

Do you want to be a teacher? We are so excited to meet you! Mason has tracks to help you become a teacher and we can help you from where you are right now.

Note: "Teacher Track @Mason" is a special initiative designed for prospective or current undergraduate students. If you have already completed your bachelor’s degree, you can review our master’s and graduate certificate programs that lead to licensure.

Each year the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) graduates hundreds of professionals ready to tackle one of the most important and most rewarding jobs in our society: teaching. From first-grade teachers to special education teachers to math teachers – Virginia public schools are experiencing a teacher shortage and are eager to hire the well-prepared Patriots coming out of our teacher preparation programs.

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