Thank you for your interest in the undergraduate programs of the College of Public Health. Our graduates enjoy meaningful careers as clinicians, educators, social workers, researchers, administrators, and policymakers. George Mason University’s proximity to the nation’s capital—the epicenter of world health and human services policy—is extremely advantageous for students seeking internships and career opportunities. Faculty and students engage in research and scholarly activities in order to improve the lives of individuals, families, and entire communities. Explore the links on this page to learn more about our programs and application guidelines.
In order to gain admission to a College of Public Health undergraduate program, students must first apply to the university. Our office is not responsible for processing or issuing decisions on applications to the university.
Review important application deadlines and admission requirements on the Office of Admission's freshman application page.
Review important application deadlines and admission requirements on the Office of Admission's transfer application page. Use the Transfer Credit Matrix to determine if previous coursework is equivalent to Mason courses.
We encourage all applicants to contact George Mason University’s Office of Admissions directly at 703-993-2000 or visit the Office of Admissions website to learn more about Mason's application guidelines and requirements.
Department Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Students in the social work major must complete an application during their junior year to be eligible to enroll in the senior year seminar and practicum courses. Please see the BSW Admissions page for more information.
Students interested in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) must complete a competitive, second-gate application before admission to the major. The BSN Admissions page contains complete details about the eligibility guidelines, application process, and important deadlines.
Students interested in any other College of Public Health undergraduate program may simply submit an Undergraduate Change/Declaration of Major form if they are
- admitted to Mason in a different major, and
- in academic good standing
Mason Admissions Decisions
University admissions decisions are determined by George Mason University's Office of Admissions. The College of Public Health is unable to issue decisions on University admissions. Contact the George Mason Office of Admissions for information on admissions guidelines and requirements.