George Mason University
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George Mason University

Academics

The College of Visual and Performing Arts will provide you with the building blocks for a creative career. Whatever your area of interest, you can find it here.

School of Art student working in workshop

School of Art

The School of Art offers such degrees as Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Master of Arts in Teaching, as well as certificates and minors.

Mason Symphony Orchestra students

Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music offers a Bachelor of Music, a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Music, a Doctor of Musical Arts, and a PhD in Music Education, minors and certifications. 

Mason Arts Management student in front of National Portrait Gallery

Arts Management

The Arts Management Program offers a master's degree, an undergraduate minor, an accelerated master’s program and programs in conjunction with other departments.

Film at Mason student with equipment

Film and Video Studies

The Film and Video Studies Program offers a Bachelor of Arts degree, in which students can select from one of three concentrations.

Mason School of Dance student

School of Dance

The School of Dance offers dance training that leads to a Bachelor of Fine Arts, a Master of Fine Arts (concentration in Dance), or a minor in Dance Appreciation or World Dance

Mason School of Theater students performing in Rags, 2019

School of Theater

The School of Theater offers a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Fine Arts and an accelerated Masters program, as well as minors and certificates. 

Mason Computer Game Design students

Computer Game Design

The Computer Game Design program offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Arts, as well as a Game Design Minor and a Sport and Game Design Minor, earned while using state-of-the-art technology.

Schools & Programs