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Graduate Admissions

Volgenau Student outside Nguyen Building on Mason campus

Mason Engineering offers 17 master's progams and seven PhD programs, many with several choices of concentration, allowing you to specialize in your specific area of interest. Our admissions process is competitive, with all applications reviewed individually by faculty members in the program to which you are applying. Prospective students can apply to all programs for both fall and spring semesters.

Take the Next Step

You're ready to build on your expertise, expand your research, and bring something new to the table. Get started by applying to pursue your graduate studies at Mason Engineering. 

Earning a graduate degree from Mason Engineering means you can be confident that your expertise is up to date and in demand. As Virginia's largest public research university, Mason combines the resources you need with the personal guidance of mentor-professors.

Program of study details can be found in the university catalog


Sessions for Prospective Students

The school hosts several information sessions for prospective graduate students in person and online throughout the academic year.

Although attendance at a session is not required for application, it is highly recommended. This is your opportunity to meet the administrative and academic staff members who will assist you in the pursuit of your graduate course work and degree.

Prospective graduate students must meet all the university's requirements and deadlines. Mason alums have the option of pursuing a fast-track admission path.

Contact us:

Email: vsegadm@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-1512

Office Location: 2400 Nguyen Engineering Bldg


Upcoming Sessions

Session Type Date RSVP  Location Start Time End Time
Graduate Showcase - University wide Wed, Sep 13, 2017   Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Prospective Graduate Student Information Sessions Wed, Sep 20, 2017 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Online Chat (Admitted Students) Thu, Sep 21, 2017 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Online Chat (Propective Students) Fri, Sep 22, 2017 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Prospective Graduate Student Information Session Wed, Oct 11, 2017 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m
Online Chat (Admitted Students) Thu, Oct 26, 2017 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Online Chat (Prospective Students) Fri, Oct 27, 2017 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Prospective Graduate Student Information Session Sat, Nov 4, 2017 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
Online Chat (Admitted Students) Thu, Nov 9, 2017 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Online Chat (Prospective Students) Fri, Nov 10, 2017 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Prospective Graduate Student Information Session Thu, Dec 7, 2017 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Online Chat (Admitted Students) Fri, Dec 15, 2017 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Online Chat (Admitted Students) Fri, Jan 12, 2018 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Prospective Graduate Student Information Session Sat, Feb 10, 2018 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
Online Chat (Admitted Students) Thu, Feb 15, 2018 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Prospective Graduate Student Information Session Thu, Mar 8, 2018 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Online Chat (Admitted Students) Fri, Mar 9, 2018 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Online Chat (Prospective Students) Thu, Mar 15, 2018 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Prospective Graduate Student Information Session Wed, Apr 4, 2018 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Prospective Graduate Student Information Session Thu, May 10, 2018 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Online Chat (Prospective Students) Tue, May 22, 2018 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Online Chat (Admitted Students) Fri, Jun 8, 2018 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Non-Degree Prospective Graduate Student Information Session Wed, Jul 11, 2018 RSVP Nguyen Engr Bldg, RM 4201 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Non-Degree Online Chat (Prospective Students) Wed, Jul 25, 2018 RSVP Online 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

 

As a Mason Engineering graduate student, you'll have access to:

  • Our graduate faculty, who are counted among the top ranks by the best science and technology organizations in the world. They bring their industry knowledge to the classroom, challenging students to push the boundaries of research, skill, and application, based on real-time knowledge of marketplace demand. Your professors' ability to win grants will make you part of the teams that enhance knowledge through research in our areas of expertise and other specialized fields.
  • Proximity to career opportunities through our campuses in Fairfax, Arlington, and Manassas. Our locations provides graduate students entry into government agencies and companies in the Dulles Technology Corridor and Loudoun County’s data centers, where many faculty members have established working relationships. They conduct research for and in coordination with their professional colleagues, providing students with access to and opportunities in their chosen fields. 
  • Chances to attend professional gatherings. D.C. frequently hosts academic and professional conferences, which offer abundant networking opportunities. 
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