CHHS faculty and staff value diverse opinions, perspectives, and world views because an educational environment and learning community in which students are encouraged to explore and celebrate diversity provides a powerful foundation on which to launch successful careers in national and international health and human services organizations.
Please visit the Office of Admissions website to learn more about international transcript evaluations, the English language proficiency requirement, the student visa process, and George Mason’s global recruitment schedule. Application deadlines for international applicants are one month prior to published deadlines for domestic applicants.
Immigration regulations limit the number of online courses international students in F-1 status can count towards their full-time enrollment. For more information, visit the website of the Office of International Programs and Services.
We ask that students admitted during the spring semester please take into consideration the numerous U.S. state and federal holidays in December and January during which Mason and government offices will be closed. We ask for your patience as your I-20 documents and visa are processed and sent to you. Please see the academic calendar for the university holiday schedule.
In order to gain admission to a CHHS undergraduate program, students must apply to the university. If you have questions, contact Mason’s Office of Admissions directly at 703-993-2400.
To gain admission into most CHHS graduate programs, applicants must submit an application for graduate admission to the university.
The application process for the Master of Science in Global Health and the Master of Public Health requires an application to be submitted via SOPHAS. Please visit the Department of Global and Community Health’s graduate admissions website for further details.
In addition to the general application requirements international applicants must also provide:
- World Education Services (WES) ICAP Course-by-Course evaluation of academic records from institutions outside the U.S. and English-speaking Canada
- English proficiency test scores for applicants who attended post-secondary institutions outside of the U.S., Canada (excluding the province of Quebec), Commonwealth Caribbean, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand
- TOEFL: send scores to SOPHAS using code 5688 (minimum score: 88, with at least 20 in each section)
- IELTS: send scores directly to George Mason University using code 5827 (minimum score: 6.5)