University Academic Programs and Resources
Fairfax Campus Office of Continuing Professional Education
Krug Hall, Room 211
Phone: (703) 993-2109.
Prince William Campus Professional Development Office
Phone: (703) 993-8335
Herndon Office and Training Center
Phone: (703) 733-2800
Janet Niblock, Executive Director, Krug Hall, Room 211
OCPE serves as George Mason University's initial point of contact and referral
for the business and professional community and responds to all professional development
and continuing education inquiries, requests, and needs. Supported program activities
include the following:
- Contracted academic credit programs
- Non-credit public programs and seminars
- Professional certificate programs
- Continuing education units (CEUs)
- On-site contract training programs
- Special professional development events and programs
- Special workforce development programs
- Training center facilities
Courses are typically delivered through classroom settings, but increasingly
through electronic modes such as video conferencing and the Internet.
OCPE offices are strategically located at the Fairfax Campus in Krug Hall,
at the Prince William Campus, and at the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)
Current continuing education program information, offerings, and capabilities
can be reviewed on line at www.ocpe.gmu.edu.
As the front office, the Krug Hall office serves as the primary point of inquiry
and referral. It facilitates, promotes, and administers the delivery of contract
credit courses and other specialized professional programs. This office also administers
the award of CEUs, which are nationally recognized standard units of measurement
earned for satisfactory completion of qualified programs of continuing education.
OCPE provides this service to all George Mason academic groups that deliver noncredit
professional development programs. Call (703) 993-2109.
The Prince William Campus Professional Development Office facilitates a variety
of open enrollment and contract programs (both noncredit and credit) that support
the strengths of the programs at the Prince William Campus. Programs are targeted
to meet the professional development needs of the business community of the Prince
William area, as well as Northern Virginia local and state government communities.
Call (703) 993-8335.
The Herndon office and training center, located in the Center for Innovative
Technology (CIT) in Northern Virginia's high-tech corridor, facilitates a variety
of professional development programs targeted to the area's business and federal
government organizations. This office reaches out to the business community by
designing, marketing, and delivering non-credit training courses and in-depth
certificate programs. Public seminars and customized contract training programs
are targeted to respond to the needs and interests of managerial, technical, and
professional employees in private, nonprofit, and public organizations located
in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. Call (703) 733-2800. The CIT is located
at 2214 Rock Hill Road, Herndon, near the intersection of the Dulles Toll Road
and Route 28.