International Year One in Human and Social Development will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at George Mason University. Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason program to a university degree program is called progression.


Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 27-31 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 89-93 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 15-16 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 104-105 credit hours remaining toward a degree

Course features

  • Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry.
  • Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
  • Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 1-3 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January
  • Fees: From $21,150
  • Class hours: 17-21 hours per week
  • Class size: 20
  • Award: This Pathway program leads to one of the following degree programs at George Mason University Community Health, BS; Conflict Analysis and Resolution, BA or BS; Health, Fitness and Recreation Resources, BS; Health Administration, BS; Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management, BS; Kinesiology, BS; or Social Work, BSW.
  • Course options:
    • 1-Semester Pathway
    • 2-Semester Pathway
    • 3-Semester Pathway

Entry requirements

1-Semester Pathway

  • Academic requirements: High school diploma; 2.5 minimum GPA equivalent.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 80 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.5 (6.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 53+, Completion of Academic English Core and OCS Level 5 or higher, or IELA 176 overall (169 subscores in reading and writing).
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

2-Semester Pathway

  • Academic requirements: High school diploma; 2.5 minimum GPA equivalent.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading and listening), IELTS 5.5 (5.5 subscores in reading and listening), PTEA 45+, Password 6.0 in Knowledge and 5.0 in Writing, Completion of Academic English Core and OCS Level 4 or higher, or IELA 162 overall (162 subscores in reading and listening).
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

3-Semester Pathway

  • Academic requirements: High school diploma; 2.5 minimum GPA equivalent.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 all subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 all subscores), PTEA 41, Password 5.0 in Knowledge and 4.0 in Writing, Completion of Academic English Core and OCS Level 3 or higher, or IELA 154 (147 all subscores).
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

*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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