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George Mason University

College of Health and Human Services

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / College of Health and Human Services is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Science (MS)
(Certificate)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 215
Doctoral Degrees 26
Other Advanced Degrees 23

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT (depending on program)
Thesis Required
Oral/written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

860
Applied
650
Accepted
307
Enrolled
76%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT (depending on program)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work, expanded goals statement, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or GMAT (depending on program)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, minimum GPA of 3.25, 3 years of nursing experience, expanded goals statement, 3 letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

819
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.16%
Black or African American 18.56%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 12.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 2.08%
Unknown 1.95%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

239
Total faculty
Full-time - 95
Part-time - 144
Male (62)
Female (177)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health administration and policy, nursing, social work
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,255,846

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 3C4
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas Prohaska
Dean
Email: tprohask@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-1918
Fax: 703-993-1943

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