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.

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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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Tuition Discounts

for graduate students!

Virginia educators

Discount is 15% off the university's approved rate

CEHD out-of-state students

Discount is approximately 45% off the university's approved rate

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This certificate program in Sport Coaching (SPTC) provides students the opportunity to prepare for a career in coaching.

Theoretically-grounded content addresses advanced skills applied to a variety of coaching situations.

Required Courses (9 credits)

Elective Courses (6 credits)

Select two elective courses as listed below.