George Mason University
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George Mason University

Academics and Research

Academic affairs at Mason are centered around the integrity, transparency, and success of all academic endeavors.

Success as a Mission

Our mission includes providing a high-quality student experience, while ensuring that faculty and staff have the necessary resources to develop the university and support the implementation of the strategic plan.

Academic affairs are a collaboration of key faculty, offices and university leadership who:

  • Handle academic integrity, policy and program review
  • Serve as a liaison to SCHEV and SACSCOC accreditors
  • Streamline the e-MoU process
  • Oversee the Office of the Registrar
  • Ensure compliance with FERPA
  • Support Student Academic Affairs, Advising, and Retention

Student success is dependent on the smooth operation of academic operations. Our commitment to quality service is directly reflected in improvements to administrative practices and processes.

Students learn the basics of rock climbing at George Mason University

Transformational learning experiences build self-confidence. George Mason University recognizes that the best education encourages students to reach beyond their comfort zone to achieve higher standards.

Ensuring Quality

Quality programs backed by reliable accreditation are hallmarks of a world-class university. Our academic programs are internationally recognized for their innovation and practical application. Mason is known throughout the region for preparing students to be engaged citizens, prepared and ready to act in the work force. Globally, Mason is known for unique and rigorous programs in disciplines ranging across social sciences, healthcare, business, and STEM. Beyond reputation, Mason rigorously pursues and maintains state and national accreditations; providing further certification of quality, usefulness, and application of the degrees we offer.