The first in the nation to offer a doctorate in information technology and programs in biodefense, Mason continually sets the standard for innovation, preparing students for the challenges of living and working in a dynamic, technologically oriented society.
INFO TECH AND ENGINEERING
Science and Technology buildings house classrooms and modern research laboratories for communications and signal processing, semiconductor materials, robotics, and advanced computer architecture.
Innovation Hall is home to the Information Technology Unit.
The Center for Biomedical Genomics uses the latest microarray technology.
Astronomy instructor Harold Geller leads students and community members in on-campus sky-observing sessions in the new observatory located in the Research I Tower. A new high-powered telescope will increase the number of observable stars students might observe by two billion.
BUSINESS, INTERNSHIPS AND COOPERATIVE
Mason combines strong academic disciplines, state-of-the-art facilities, and award-winning faculty with strong corporate, industrial, and government partnerships to break through barriers on the path toward scientific discovery and technological innovation.
The Washington Metropolitan area boasts more than 20,000 information technology companies and has the second-largest concentration of research and development activity in the nation. Our programs support the region by emphasizing the forms of engineering on which information technology depends.