School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
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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.

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My overall experience in the MS EFHP Program and Mason can be described with two words, challenging yet rewarding. I was forced to expand my knowledge and my thinking to because a more research-savvy practitioner which has made me a better athletic trainer and a better teacher today.

Careers in the Masters Program include, but are not limited to:

  • Athletic trainers
  • Strength and conditioning coaches
  • Exercise scientists,
  • Doctoral study in EFHP, Kinesiology and related fields
  • Personal trainers (e.g. Cross Fit, Pilates)
  • Wellness and fitness facility owners and managers
  • Physical Educators
  • Sport Coaches and Exercise science professionals

Exercise, Fitness and Health Promotion graduating class of 2017.

Exercise, Fitness and Health Promotion graduating class of 2017.