Certificate Programs

You’re Invited: Master’s and Certificate Virtual Open House

Founders Hall and Hazel Hall at the Arlington Campus (via Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University)

Thinking about taking the next step in your career? The Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University offers flexible part-time or full-time options for graduate certificate and master’s degree programs designed to teach applicable, real-world knowledge for in-demand careers.

Join our upcoming Master’s and Certificate Virtual Open House for prospective students on Sept. 14. The online session will provide an overview of the Schar School’s top-ranked master’s degree programs and graduate certificate programs, student services, and admissions requirements.

Virtual Master’s and Certificate Open House
Tuesday, Sept. 14
6:30 p.m.
Virtual session

Graduate Certificate Programs (just five courses each)
Part-time and full-time options available

  • Biodefense, Certificate
  • Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Certificate
  • Global Health and Security, Certificate
  • National Security and Public Policy, Certificate
  • Nonprofit Management, Certificate
  • Public Management, Certificate
  • Science, Technology, and Security, Certificate
  • Strategic Trade, Certificate
  • Terrorism and Homeland Security, Certificate

Master’s Degree Programs
Part-time and full-time options available

  • Biodefense, MS (offered on-campus, online and through a combination of both)
  • International Commerce and Policy, MA (offered on-campus, online and through a combination of both starting in 2022)
  • International Security, MA
  • Organization Development and Knowledge Management, MS
  • Political Science, MA
  • Public Administration, MPA
  • Public Policy, MPP

To learn more about graduate programs at the Schar School, register for the September virtual open house or fill out our inquiry form.