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A PhD opens doors to a number of opportunities in the Washington, D.C. area, regionally and internationally. Graduates of this program are prepared to work in a variety of organizations, including universities, research entities, health care organizations, government, consulting firms, and advocacy organizations.  

Prospective students should engage in some research to see what kind of positions are currently available. The following sites are a good place to start:

Office of Graduate Fellowships

There are also post-doctoral fellowship opportunities for students to pursue following graduation. Mason’s Office of Graduate Fellowships works to increase awareness, participation, and success in extramural fellowship competitions among Mason's graduate students, with an emphasis on nationally competitive awards.

Career Services

Mason’s Career Services offers a wide range of services and resources to students, including job fairs, workshops, and individual counseling. In the spring, they host a health care industry job fair during Health Industry Week.