George Mason University


Graduate Programs

Answer Opportunity's Knock

Mason offers 132 degree programs at the master’s, doctoral, and professional levels, as well as more than 100 graduate-level certificates. Many classes are offered at times and locations that allow you to continue to work while pursuing your degree.

You might consider graduate school for a variety of reasons:

  • The chance to work on cutting-edge projects: As an R-1 university, Mason offers the opportunity to conduct research under faculty who are leaders in their fields. Many faculty members, schools, and colleges have partnerships with federal agencies, organizations, and companies in the Washington, D.C., area. Students also have access to advanced equipment and resources.
  • Potential for advancement: In addition to standing out in a crowded field of applicants, Mason graduates have access to contacts through their classmates and instructors, as well as connections to a network of 80,000 Mason alumni in the D.C. area.
  • An opportunity to change your life: Mason's academic programs offer you the chance to fulfill your dreams and take the road less traveled with a new career.