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Academic programs that bring opportunity

Just outside the nation's capital, we've built connections with government agencies and industry partners working at the forefront of scientific research. Combine those with our advanced facilities for getting real-world work experience and options for tailoring your degree, and our students have more opportunity to land jobs, internships, and research collaborations that really help them stand out.

Students work in Deborah Polayes Biology of Microorganisms Lab. Photo by Lathan Goumas/Office of Communications and Marketing

Fall 2022 New Courses and Special Topic Offerings

Want to understand emerging fields like planetary health, paleoclimatology, or quantum computing? Or would you rather explore the Gateway to a Medical Career or take a seminar series to quickly expand the knowledge of your field?  

Consider taking one or more of the 20+ exciting new and special topics courses in Fall 2022. 

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Mason teams with Dominion Energy, HACU for Summer Bridge Program

George Mason University has partnered with Dominion Energy and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to create a Summer Bridge Program designed to further expose Latino/a high school students to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and establish a source of STEM-oriented students to support the energy industry.

Dominion Energy Bridge Camp, Student Outreach, EIP, Kerin

Mason campuses are mask optional

The current low level of COVID-19 cases means, with some exceptions, wearing a face covering is your choice. Mason is now also COVID test-optional, with some exceptions. 

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News and Events

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Ask Me Anything - College of Science Learning Community

Aug 10, 2022/6:00 - 7:00 PM

Register to gain access to the event. Join us for a virtual Ask Me Anything (AMA) session to help you prepare for your upcoming year in the Mason Science Learning Community. Meet your Mason Science Learning Community Team Learn about Mason Science LC courses, activities and events Share your ideas

Career Influencers Network

Aug 11, 2022/9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


Plan ahead for the fall and register now for the next Career Influencers Network intro training on August 11. Members of the Career Influencers Network can confidently: Support students seeking career path and job-search advice Describe and share the career development process with students Refer students to University Career Services

The Science of Cars

Aug 14, 2022/12:00 - 3:00 PM

Lot L - Mason Fairfax Campus

The Science of Cars: In Memory of Elissa H. Williams Join us for the Science of Cars show in Lot L at the Mason Fairfax Campus! The proceeds of this car event will go towards the Elissa Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund to support Mason Science graduate students pursuing their passion