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Department of Global and Community Health College of Health and Human Services George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 86%14%
    student ratio
  • 132
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 68%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Health Certificate
      Master of Public Health (MPH)
    • Global Health Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 54
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 144
    • Accepted 99
    • Acceptance Rate 68
    • Enrolled 51
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; 1 completed course in health science, and statistics, natural sciences and social science (for MPH); 6 credits of foreign language if not fluent (for MS in global health)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0; statistics and college-level algebra with minimum B grade (for Certificate in biostatistics)
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,350
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,754
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,688.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students132
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students132
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Full-time Percentage53%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American17%
    • White / Caucasian37%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian18%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage43%
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth issues and the needs of affected populations at the regional and global level
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$21,323

Location & Contact

Department of Global and Community Health

College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University

MSN 5B7 MSN 5B7
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Keith Howell

Interim Chair

Phone: 703-993-9633
Fax: 703-993-1943
Email: khowell@gmu.edu

Ali Weinstein

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-9632
Fax: 703-993-1908
Email: aweinst2@gmu.edu



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