Graduate Council

The Graduate Council oversees graduate courses, certificates, concentrations, degree programs and policies.  The Council must approve:

  • Requests to add, modify or delete courses numbered 500 or above
  • Requests to add, modify or delete certificates, concentrations or degree programs
  • Requests to make modifications to programs that require reporting to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges or the U.S. Department of Education, such as offering programs online, off-campus, or in collaboration with partner organizations.

The Council meets monthly during the academic year, and meetings are open to the entire George Mason University community.

Questions?  Please contact Susan B. Woodruff, Graduate Council Secretary, 703-993-8825.