Accreditation and Rankings



The College of Public Health at George Mason University is an applicant for accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). We are currently accredited by CEPH as a program, offering the following degrees: PhD in Health Services Research; PhD in Public Health; an MPH with concentrations in Community Health Promotion, Epidemiology, Food Security and Nutrition, Global Health, Health Equity and Social Justice, Health Policy, and Public Health Practice; a MS in Global Health; and a BS in Community Health.


The College of Public Health is in the process of becoming accredited in the College category, with a CEPH accreditation site visit scheduled for July 2024.*

*Dates are subject to change


Academic programs in the College are accredited by the following national accrediting organizations:

Global and Community Health


PhD, Health Services Research; PhD, Public Health; MPH, MS in Global Health; BS in Community Health


Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Next review date: Spring 2025


Health Administration and Policy

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MHA, Health Systems Management (On-Campus Program)

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) 
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 614
Rockville, MD 20852
Next review date: Spring 2019


MS, Health Informatics

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) 
233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5800
Next review date: Annual Review

BS, Health Administration, Health Systems Management concentration

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Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
1730 M St, NW, Suite 407
Washington, DC 20036
Next review date: 2020

School of Nursing

BSN (pre-licensure)

Virginia State Board of Nursing 
Department of Health Professions 
6603 West Broad Street, 5th Floor 
Richmond, VA 23230-1712 
Next review date: Annual review

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The baccalaureate degree programs in nursing/master's degree programs in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at George Mason University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

Social Work

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Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
1725 Duke Street, Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314-3457
Next review date: Spring 2026