For All Prospective MAIS Students


Thank you for your interest in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at George Mason University! We invite all prospective students to learn about the MAIS program by exploring the pages of the program website. If you plan to apply to the Interdisciplinary Studies program, please keep the following in mind:

  • Applicants must apply to each MAIS concentration separately. Students admitted to one MAIS concentration must reapply to the program if they wish to transfer to another concentration.
  • All graduate applications are made online.
  • Completed MAIS applications will be processed by the Office of Graduate Admissions and evaluated by faculty within the Interdisciplinary Studies program. 
  • Prospective students should familiarize themselves with University, CHSS, as well as MAIS application procedures. 
  • Some MAIS concentrations have unique application requirements. Navigate to the page for the concentration in which you are interested, and choose "Application Requirements" from the menu on the left.

To Request Information

To request more information or to register your interest in our degree, complete the Graduate Request Information form. We encourage you to do this so we can provide you with better service and keep you informed about upcoming events relevant to your program of interest. You can also find help by contacting the appropriate concentration head Interdisciplinary Studies program directly at



Additional Resources for Prospective Students