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George Mason is committed to enriching the lives of our students with impactful, transformative learning experiences. George Mason University is Virginia's largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls more than 35,000 students from 130 countries and 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity, and commitment to accessibility. We embrace and are recognized for our culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and diversity, and are committed to making our classrooms available to students no matter where they live.


MBA | Business Analytics Certificate

The online Master of Business Administration is preparing the next generation of business, government, and public institution pioneers for successful leadership on the global stage. A graduate certificate in Business Analytics can be integrated into the program, giving students a head start on a career specialization.

MA in Economics

Discover tomorrow’s economic trends through a comprehensive overview of public choice, Austrian, and experimental economic theories. Students will develop informed and thorough economic analyses to prepare for careers in government, policy institute, business, or nonprofit settings.

MS in Learning Design and Technology

Design and implement courses that help people improve their performance with new knowledge, skills, and abilities. Unlike similar degree programs, our core curriculum includes the advanced and managerial competencies set forth by the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction (IBSTPI).

MEd in Special Education | ABA Grad Certificate | ASD Grad Certificate
Learn to address and overcome the complex learning challenges of children and adults with mild to severe learning disabilities with our online Master of Education in Special Education. Students can choose between two graduate certificate tracks in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), or earn them as standalone certificates.

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction, Concentration in TESOL
Prepare to implement best practices in English language teaching and learning across the globe through Mason’s Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Concentration in TESOL. Engage with the skills required to develop inviting classroom environments and rigorous lesson plans, all while adapting to bi/multilingual learners' cultural, linguistic, and experiential backgrounds.

MS in Applied Information Technology
Prepare to lead multidisciplinary teams to successfully support IT strategic initiatives in Mason’s MS in Applied Information Technology (AIT). You’ll learn how to justify, design, develop, manage, and sustain mega-systems as you gain extensive knowledge in the top areas of IT.

MS in Computer Science
Gain the advanced technical and professional skills you’ll need to take on leadership roles and create software solutions for the future with our online Master of Science in Computer Science. Students will obtain advanced and applicable skills from Mason’s highly experienced faculty.

MS in Data Analytics Engineering
Fill the urgent demand for data scientists, analysts, and engineers needed in every sector and industry. You'll learn to deliver a process that transforms raw data, places it into a decision-making context, and uses technology to create informed strategies.

Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics Engineering
Gain a basic understanding of data analytics engineering. Four courses cover Big Data and its quality, mining, and management to use for modeling and decision-making. You'll also learn statistical methods and visualization.

Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration

Provide primary care and evidence-based practice to any community across a variety of health services settings. In our CCNE-accredited online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration, you will learn from supportive, practicing faculty, explore a cutting-edge curriculum focused on community and public health, and consult research from the latest medical science journals—all in a program ranked 49th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Master of Social Work
With a core focus on social justice, the online Master of Social Work prepares you to advance toward licensure as a social worker. You will build your understanding of equity and human rights, learn to meet the needs of diverse, underserved communities, and work directly with practicing social workers. This program includes rich fieldwork opportunities for hands-on learning. You'll graduate prepared to practice in a variety of social work settings, including those focused on aging and disability services, drug and alcohol abuse, child protection, poverty alleviation, and more.

MS in Health Informatics | Grad Certificate in Health Informatics and Data Analytics | MHA in Health Systems Management
The online Master of Science in Health Informatics prepares you to analyze, design, and manage evolving health information systems for a wide range of clinical, administrative, and research purposes. Our graduate certificate for this program focuses on the combination of health informatics and data analytics while stressing technology's impact on the outcomes and quality of health care services.

The online Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management develops students' leadership abilities, business knowledge and skills, and governance within the healthcare environment.

Master of Public Health
Become a successful global health practitioner and address your community's most pressing health issues with the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited online Master of Public Health, which includes a public health practice concentration. When you finish this hands-on program, you will have completed 200 practicum hours and be eligible to sit for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) examination.

MPS in Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology

The Master of Professional Studies in Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology empowers students to create a culture of innovation at their organization by systematically maximizing employee potential. Your knowledge of how to apply research-backed methods and understanding of data analytics makes you a valuable asset in transforming your company through human capital.

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