Similar to "Top-Up" programs, INTO Mason's Bridge Pathway Program provides a supplemental year of advanced graduate preparation for students with select international bachelor's degrees equivalent to three years or 90 credits.


This two-semester Pathway includes:

  • Graduate coursework required for the specific degree programs;
  • General education classes;
  • Graduate transition preparation;
  • English writing development.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 2 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January
  • Fees: From $36,800
  • Award: This program leads a Master's degree from any of George Mason University's participating graduate programs.
  • Course options: Bridge

Entry requirements

  • Academic requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum 2.75 GPA equivalent, with requirements varying by Pathway program.
  • English language requirements: From IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 85 or equivalent

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Program taught in:
  • English
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