Undergraduate Programs

A Challenging, Rewarding Career Starts Here

Mason's 10 colleges and schools cover all academic areas, as well as providing the opportunity to craft your own course of study. Whether you're passionate about a certain subject or want to explore your options, we'll provide the advice, guidance, and grounding you need to make your mark.

Become a Game-Changer, a Policymaker, an Entrepreneur 

Mason is minutes from Washington, D.C., a city filled with companies, organizations, and federal agencies. These groups recognize our faculty as leaders in their fields, and see them as partners.

Our professors bring their knowledge and connections to the classroom, challenging students to push the boundaries of research, skill, and application based on real-time knowledge of marketplace demand.

Mason is also home to the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC), the only program of its kind in the nation. Students are taught and mentored by Smithsonian scientists through our partnership with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI).

Employers know a candidate with a degree from Mason, the most diverse university in Virginia, has up-to-date, highly valued abilities.

Undergraduate Research

Research is a priority for Mason, an R-1 ranked university. For undergraduate students, this means that opportunities to participate in and even lead research projects are readily available. You'll be encouraged to ask questions, to seek research training, and to contribute in ways that make an impact.