The Office of Student Services in the Schar School of Policy and Government provides professionally delivered academic advising to all master’s students. Upon admission, students are assigned to an academic advisor who will serve in that capacity for the duration of their program. Student Services provides counsel on the full range of academic issues including:
Course selection and program planning
Transfer credit requests
The interpretation of academic policies
The Office of Student Services also conducts degree audits and monitors student compliance with academic policies and procedures. Advisors collaborate frequently with the Office of Career Development to aid students in matching their academic plan with their professional aspirations.
Browse our Master's 101 information to learn more about Student Orientation, academic advising, degree requirements, opportunities for professional development, and other topics to help you prepare for your graduate studies.
Erik Truong, a 1st-gen @Scharschool undergrad, at Mason's commencement: His Vietnamese parents "knew that spending sleepless nights studying English and passing a civics test would be worth it. I stand here today seeing their dream more clearly than ever.” pic.twitter.com/75PUdY6ucP