George Mason University

George Mason University

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What They’re Known For

George Mason University is known for its strong academic programs in business, computer science, creative writing, economics and law. In its quest to become a leader in online education, Mason Online is expanding its offerings this year to include a number of new master's degree programs, certificate programs and several degree completion arrangements, which may involve collaboration with smaller colleges. 

Unique Opportunities

The online programs at George Mason University have been carefully thought out and constructed in order to give students the best possible education without visiting a classroom.

  • Mason's online programs maintain the same rigor you'll find in the classroom. Fully online courses are available in an array of disciplines, including education, health and human services, science, conflict analysis and resolution, management, public policy and more.
  • Students seeking some classroom instruction can take advantage of the university's hybrid programs.
  • Mason offers a number of non-degree courses online, perfect for students who want to prepare for college, explore graduate study, develop new skills or pursue a personal interest.
  • Military vets applying to Mason Online who have been out of high school for more than five years need not submit SAT or ACT scores.
  • U.S. military service men and women currently on active duty may get their application fee waived.

Why We Love George Mason University

  • The university is on a mission to make its online education the best in the nation, but without compromising on quality.
  • George Mason's online MBA program was ranked number 23 by Superscholar.org in its Best Online MBA Programs of 2014 review.