There are multiple ways that CHSS academic advisors can advance their knowledge and engage further with the profession. Below are examples of opportunities both at Mason and through professional associations:
Formed in 2012, MAAN seeks to promote advisor communication, collaboration, and development. MAAN initiatives include:
The Higher Education Program in CHSS offers two graduate certificates, a master's program, and a specialization within the PhD in Education, in collaboration with the College of Education and Human Development. Courses can be taken in degree or non-degree status. Visit highered.gmu.edu for more information.
NACADA is a resource for academic advisors who are members and non-members alike. Mason is part of NACADA's Mid-Atlantic Region 2 and the Mason Academic Advisor Network has been an Allied member since April 2015.