George Mason University

About George Mason University

George Mason University, located in Fairfax, VA, is the largest public research university in Virginia. GMU enrolls more than 33,000 students and is known for its commitment to accessible education, diversity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The university's digital learning division, Mason Online, was developed to provide accessible programs for students looking for a flexible option to meet their academic and professional goals.

Mason Online offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs that are taught by the same top-tier faculty that are on campus. Online students can choose from fully-online programs or hybrid programs, which have some in-person requirements, and programs are available in both asynchronous and synchronous formats. Online programs are available in the business and management, engineering and technology, science and math, education, and health fields. Some of the specific degree options include bachelor's in management and nursing (RN to BSN) and master's degrees in accounting, biodefense, systems engineering, and special education. Adult degree completion programs are also available in information technology and applied science.

The online programs have the same integrity and academic rigor as the campus-based programs and allow for virtual interaction and collaborative though discussion boards, blogs, email, wikis, and social media. Online students also have access to a variety of resources that include academic advising, counseling, financial aid advisors, and IT support.

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Why George Mason University?

Program Variety

Mason Online offers more than 50 program options to help students meet their academic, personal, and professional goals.

Top-Tier Faculty

Online courses are taught by the same accomplished professors who teach the on-campus course.

Flexible Learning Options

Online programs are available in fully online and hybrid programs, as well as in asynchronous and synchronous formats, so students can find a program that fits with their busy schedule.

Student Support

Mason Online students have access to a vast variety of student resources, including academic, technical, and career support.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to George Mason University must have a high school diploma or GED. Graduate programs require a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Some programs have additional requirements.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Find Your Program:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate
  • Business Analytics Certificate
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration: Business Analytics Specialization
  • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Data Analytics Engineering
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics

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