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George Mason University

School of Recreation, Health and Tourism

Manassas, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / School of Recreation, Health and Tourism is located in Manassas, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Sport management Sport and recreation studies
(Certificate) International sport management
(Certificate) Recreation, health and tourism
Master of Science (MS) Exercise, fitness, and health promotion Advanced practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Exercise, fitness, and health promotion Wellness practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Athletic training

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
69
Accepted
46
Enrolled
93%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 2nd April 2nd Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; official transcripts; expanded goals statement; undergraduate course in statistics and minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credit hours and overall (for MS in sport and recreation studies); baccalaureate degree related to kinesiology, exercise science or athletic training (for MS in exercise, fitness and health promotion)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.53%
Black or African American 23.53%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.18%
Two or more races 2.35%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

116
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 87
Male (55)
Female (61)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sport for development and peace, sport analytics, leadership and coaching, diversity and inclusion in sport, sport communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
826,386

Location & Contact

Address 10900 University Boulevard, MSN 4E5
Manassas, VA  20110
United States
Contact Martin Ford
Senior Associate Dean
Email: mford@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-2004