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Innovate, Achieve, Online

Welcome to online education at Mason! Whether you are a new student at Mason or about to complete your final course for a degree, we are devoted to helping you meet your academic, personal, and professional goals.

What’s New at Mason Online

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What is online learning?

Online courses are available to any Mason student. You may choose to enroll in a fully online program or take a few online courses for greater flexibility and convenience… Read More


At Mason, we understand the frustration faced when applying for college, especially when applying for online courses. Here you will find a step by step guide that will help you with the application and more … Read More

How do I succeed online?

If it is your first time taking an online course at Mason, it will help you to know a few strategies for online learning success and information on course technology requirements… Read More

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Welcome to Online Education at Mason!

Founded in 1972, Mason has grown into a major educational force as a state institution and has gained national distinction in a wide range of academic fields. As a Mason student, you will benefit from a collegial, supportive academic environment. We at Mason are committed to offering innovative and high quality distance education programs that meet the needs of a diverse student body.

Mason’s online programs and courses maintain the same academic rigor and integrity as their campus-based counterparts. Using a variety of instructional technologies, they provide students with an active and collaborative learning environment that enhances learning. Our online courses will provide you with the greater flexibility you seek to set an academic schedule conducive to your life.