School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - 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.

Physical Activity for Lifetime Wellness Program

Enroll in a one-credit or more fitness, sport, or outdoor activity class Looking for a great work out? A stress reliever?

Looking for a way to get healthy, an excuse to get outdoors, learn a new sport, or get together with friends? Choose from more than 40 courses offered by the Physical Activity for Lifetime Wellness program listed within Recreation [RECR] in PatriotWeb. Most courses are geared toward the beginner, meet for half a semester, and offer one or two academic credits.

Have fun, earn a few credits, and enhance your well-being!

For questions or advising, contact Nancy Jacobson at or 703-993-1996.

Physical Activity for Lifetime Wellness Courses

Aerobics and Fitness

Aquatics and Water Sports



Individual Sports

Martial Arts