Come meet students, alumni, faculty, and staff, to discover what the Schar School has to offer. We host open houses and information sessions throughout the year. You can also schedule an appointment to visit the Schar School graduate admissions office, sit in on a graduate class, or connect with Mason's undergraduate admissions office.
OPEN HOUSES & WEBINARS
We invite you to learn more about our programs by attending an open house. You will have the opportunity to discuss our graduate programs with program directors, faculty, admissions staff, current students, and alumni. The current schedule is reflected below, but be sure to sign up for emails from the Schar School's Graduate Admissions Office to be notified of future admissions events!
PhD Open House
Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Master's Open House
Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Course samplers are taught exclusively for prospective students. These events are offered during the fall and spring semesters on the Schar School's Arlington, Virginia Campus. Sample classes are small and fill up quickly, so sign up soon!
Sample Class: Globalization and Development
Taught by professor Kenneth Reinert
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Sample Class: Geopolitics of Energy Security
Taught by professor Richard Kauzlarich
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Sample Class: Consulting Skills for Organization Change
Taught by professor Tojo Thatchenkery
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Sample Class: Immigration Policy - The Big Questions
Taught by professor Justin Gest
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Sample Class: Introduction to the U.S. Nonprofit Sector
Taught by professor Alan Abramson
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Sample Class: Transportation in the City of the Future - Opportunities, Challenges, and Issues
Taught by professor Laurie Schintler
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
GRADUATE CLASS VISIT SCHEDULE
Sit in on a scheduled class with Schar School graduate students. Classes are offered during the fall and spring semesters, excluding exam dates and other dates set by faculty.
Master’s and Certificate Classes
CONNECT WITH AN AMBASSADOR
Gain an inside look at life as a Schar School student by connecting with one of our volunteer graduate student ambassadors.
SCHEDULE AN INFORMATIONAL APPOINTMENT WITH GRADUATE ADMISSIONS STAFF
The Schar School's graduate admissions team is available for individual telephone and in-person appointments most weekdays at 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. In-person appointments are held in Van Metre Hall on the Arlington campus. Please schedule ahead of time by requesting an appointment via email at email@example.com. We look forward to connecting with you!