College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

How to Apply

Take the first step towards becoming a Mason student by selecting from the below list of applications.

Information for Undergraduate Applicants

Information for Graduate Applicants

PhD in Criminology, Law and Society

PhD in Communication

PhD in Cultural Studies

PhD in Economics

PhD in History

PhD in Linguistics

PhD in Psychology

Applied Developmental Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience concentration in the PhD in Psychology

Clinical Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology

Human Factors/Applied Cognition concentration in the PhD in Psychology

Industrial/ Organizational Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology

PhD in Sociology

PhD in Writing and Rhetoric

MFA in Creative Writing

Fiction concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing

Nonfiction Writing concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing

Poetry concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing

MA in Art History

MA in Anthropology

MA in Criminology, Law and Society

MA in Communication

MA in Economics

MA in English

Cultural Studies concentration in the MA in English

Linguistics concentration in the MA in English

Literature concentration in the MA in English

Professional Writing and Rhetoric concentration in the MA in English

Teaching of Writing and Literature concentration in the MA in English

MA in Foreign Languages

French concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages

Spanish/Bilingual-Multicultural Education concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages

Spanish and French concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages

Spanish concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages

MA in Global Affairs

MA in Higher Education and Student Development (pending SCHEV approval)

MA in History

MA in Middle East and Islamic Studies

MA in Philosophy

Ethics and Public Affairs concentration in the MA in Philosophy

Philosophy and Cultural Theory concentration in the MA in Philosophy

MA in Psychology

Applied Developmental Psychology concentration in the MA in Psychology

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience concentration in the MA in Psychology

Human Factors/Applied Cognition concentration in the MA in Psychology

Industrial/ Organizational Psychology concentration in the MA in Psychology

MA in Sociology

Computational Social Science concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Energy and Sustainability concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Folklore Studies concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Higher Education concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Religion, Culture, and Values concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Social Justice and Human Rights concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Social Entrepreneurship concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Women and Gender Studies concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

War and the Military in Society concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies

MS in Criminal Justice

Accelerated MA in Art History

Accelerated MA in Anthropology

Accelerated MA in Economics

Accelerated MA in English (Concentration in Linguistics)

Accelerated MA in Foreign Languages (with a concentration in Spanish/Bilingual Multicultural Education)

Accelerated MA in Foreign Languages (with a concentration in Spanish)

Accelerated MA in Global Affairs

Accelerated MA in History

Accelerated MA in Middle East and Islamic Studies

Accelerated MA in Philosophy

Accelerated MA in Psychology (with a Concentration in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience)

Accelerated MA in Sociology

Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Energy and Sustainability

Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Folklore Studies

Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Religion, Culture, and Values

Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Social Justice and Human Rights

Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Women and Gender Studies

Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Neuroscience

Graduate Certificate in College Teaching

Graduate Certificate in Digital Public Humanities

Graduate Certificate in English Pedagogy

Graduate Certificate in Folklore Studies

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

Graduate Certificate in Middle East and Islamic Studies

Graduate Certificate in Professional and Technical Writing

Graduate Certificate in Science Communication

Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language

Graduate Certificate in Transportation Human Factors

Graduate Certificate in Usability

Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies

Information for Non-degree Applicants

Information for Non-degree applicants

Information for Military Applicants

Information for Military applicants