George Mason University

College of Arts and Sciences
Community College Education Program

MS #1B3
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703.993.2310


Dr. John O'Connor

Academic Coordinator

Dr. Todd Rose,

Degrees Offered

Doctor of Arts in Community College Education, Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies/Community College Education, and the College Teaching Certificate

Program Emphasis

The Community College Education program prepares students to be leaders in undergraduate education. In addition to gaining expertise in a selected disciplinary or interdisciplinary knowledge area, graduates of the program are proficient in core areas related to undergraduate education: scholarly activity related to teaching and learning; effective integration of technology in the teaching and learning process; pedagogy appropriate to the discipline; and program and curriculum design, development, and assessment.

Related Courses

The Community College, Teaching with Technology, College Teaching, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Curriculum Design and Development, Diversity in the College Classroom