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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.

College of Education and Human Development

RHT Alumni News


Sport management major hones her skills at summer internship with Irish pro soccer club

August 7, 2019

Jamie Olsen serving as sports marketing and media relations intern for Shamrock Rovers. Read more...

Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Conversation about the Changing Landscape of Education Policy

September 6, 2017

The field of education policy is constantly changing. But there is a way to make sense of an area in perpetual flux. College of Education and Human Development Dean Mark R. Ginsberg will moderate “Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Conversation about the Changing Landscape of Education Policy,” presented by CEHD. A panel of distinguished Mason faculty will discuss the current landscape of issues, their implication for education practice in schools, and the learning and development of students in Virginia and throughout the nation. Read more...

CEHD Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

May 15, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Britt J. Davis, the 2017 College of Education and Human Development Distinguished Alumni recipient. Davis received the award at the April 26 Celebration of Distinction awards banquet hosted by Mason’s Alumni Association. He is a two-time graduate of George Mason University, graduating in 1991 with a bachelor of science degree in parks, recreation, and leisure studies and in 1996 with a master of public administration degree. Read more...

You're Invited! The Color of My Writing: Reflections on Race, Sport, and American Culture

August 22, 2016

CEHD and George Mason University Alumni can enjoy several "signature" University-wide events every year to welcome our Alumni back to campus. This fall, you're invited to The Color of My Writing: Reflections on Race, Sport, and American Culture presentation by Dr. David Wiggins. Read more...

Alumnus Makes a Difference as Founder of Ellie's Hats

January 4, 2016

Jay Coakley is a physical education teacher whose compassion for a kindergartener facing cancer grew into a nationwide charity. Read more...

World Series Champs Include Four Mason Alumni

November 3, 2015

Congratulations to the Kansas City Royals, World Series champions! We're proud of the four Mason alumni who led the team to success. Read more...

CEHD & The Campaign for George Mason University

September 25, 2015

Private philanthropy will help the College of Education and Human Development support transformative opportunities and go Faster Farther. Read more...

Alumnus Hailed for Compassion on the Job

September 16, 2015

In a compassionate act captured on video, Dan Hicks, a CEHD alumnus and North Carolina police officer, saved a man in distress with a hug. Read more...

Welcome to New Co-Presidents of CEHD Alumni Chapter

July 16, 2015

The alumni chapter of the College of Education and Human Development welcomes two new co-presidents. Read more...

Tara Fitzpatrick-Navarro Receives 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award from CEHD

May 5, 2015

The 2001 graduate is the executive director of the United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section. Read more...

Young Alumna Lands Her Dream Job at Nike

December 8, 2014

Just two years after graduating from George Mason, Kelsey Moore is at Nike headquarters in Oregon working on a global sports initiative. Read more...

KC Royals' Front Office is Led by George Mason Alumni

October 22, 2014

GM Dayton Moore and two additional Mason alumni have been key to the Kansas City Royals' resurgence and World Series run. Read more...

Sport Management Alumnus Takes Company from Dorm to NYC

September 22, 2014

Felix Addison, a Class of 2012 alumnus, has received venture capital funding for a company he started while an undergraduate at George Mason University. Read more...

Morgan Maravich is Named to Top Ten Next Gens in Group Travel

January 9, 2014

A 2009 graduate of the Tourism and Events Management program was just named a Top Ten Next Gen for the tourism management industry. Read More...


Postcards from the Field: A Career in College Athletics

October 4, 2013

Dylan Herbert is a recent Mason graduate whose sport management internship inspired him to pursue a career in college athletics fundraising. Read More...


“Team Mason” Goes to Bat at Kyle Wilson Softball Tournament

September 11, 2013

More than 1,000 players, umpires, families, coaches, and even a few dogs (!) played softball and remembered the life and service of Kyle Wilson over Labor Day weekend. Read More...


RHT Alumna Celebrates With the Blackhawks

June 25, 2013

What's that that Noelle Fanella is hoisting over her head? Why, it's the Stanley Cup! Read More...


6th Annual Kyle Wilson Walk Is This Saturday - April 20

April 17, 2013

Pack the track! Come out this Saturday, April 20, for the 6th Annual 10K Walk/Run to benefit Mason's Kyle Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund. Read More...


Stanford Lacrosse Coach Receives 2103 Distinguished Alumni Award from CEHD

April 19, 2013

Amy Bokker, Stanford University's women’s varsity lacrosse coach, is this year’s recipient of the College of Education and Human Development’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Read More...