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Mason ranks among the top three public universities for online master's programs.


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Diving into a new graduate program can be daunting. Graduate Student Life is here to help you navigate the processes and challenges of graduate school.

Engineering Building
We offer master's, doctoral, and certificate programs.

CEC has 19 master's programs and seven PhD programs, many with several choices of concentration, allowing you to specialize in your specific area of interest.

Take the Next Step

You're ready to build on your expertise, expand your research, and bring something new to the table. Get started by applying to pursue your graduate studies at the College of Engineering and Computing.

Earning a graduate degree from the College of Engineering and Computing means you can be confident that your expertise is up to date and in demand. As Virginia's largest public research university, Mason combines the resources you need with the personal guidance of mentor-professors.

Program of study details can be found in the university catalog

As a College of Engineering and Computing graduate student, you'll have access to:

  • Our graduate faculty, who are counted among the top ranks by the best science and technology organizations in the world. They bring their industry knowledge to the classroom, challenging students to push the boundaries of research, skill, and application, based on real-time knowledge of marketplace demand. Your professors' ability to win grants will make you part of the teams that enhance knowledge through research in our areas of expertise and other specialized fields.
  • Proximity to career opportunities through our campuses in Fairfax, Arlington, and Manassas. Our locations provide graduate students entry into government agencies and companies in the Dulles Technology Corridor and Loudoun County’s data centers, where many faculty members have established working relationships. They conduct research for and in coordination with their professional colleagues, providing students with access to and opportunities in their chosen fields. 
  • Chances to attend professional gatherings. D.C. frequently hosts academic and professional conferences, which offer abundant networking opportunities. 

We are building dynamic teams and creating powerful partnerships. We are a force for innovation in the Northern Virginia technology corridor.

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College of Engineering and Computing Established New Cyber Security Engineering Department

George Mason University’s College of Engineering and Computing has received approval to create the Department of Cyber Security Engineering, the first of its kind in the country. Read more about our new department.