About the College

5 things to know about Mason’s College of Public Health

Dean Perry spoke with the Washington Business Journal about future plans for the College of Public Health, including workforce development and fundraising initiatives. Read the article here.

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The College prepares students to become leaders and shape the public's health through academic excellence, research of consequence, community outreach, and interprofessional clinical practice. George Mason is the fastest-growing Research I institution in the country.

The College enrolls more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,300 graduate students in its nationally-recognized offerings, including:

  • 6 undergraduate degrees,
  • 13 graduate degrees, and
  • 6 certificate programs.

We are the first College of Public Health in Virginia.


Our mission is to engage our diverse student body and faculty in transdisciplinary academics, research, and interprofessional practice to promote the health of populations while eliminating disparities.


Our vision is to improve the public’s health and well-being across the lifespan.

Core Values

We seek to make health visible and are guided by the core values of collaboration, excellence, inclusivity, integrity, student-centeredness, and impact. 

Mission & Vision