Graduate School of Education - 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.

We teach education professionals how to leverage the latest technology to develop engaging, optimal learning opportunities.

This concentration focuses on digital learning - instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a PreK-12 learners’ 21st century learning experience. It is designed for the practicing teacher interested in the ways in which technology can support teaching and learning. This concentration is framed by four learning outcomes: investigation of the theory and practice of digital learning, connection of digital learning and knowledge outcomes, use of design principles and processes to inform practice, and knowledge of a range of technologies appropriate for PreK-12 learners. Expertise is further developed by choosing one of four specializations: Digital Learning and Teacher Leadership, Integration of Online Learning in Schools, Assistive Technology, or Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning.

Required Courses (18 credits)

Choose ONE of the following areas of emphasis:

Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) Core Emphasis More Less