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ADVANCE: Nothing should come between you and a four-year degree.

ADVANCE success coaches are available every step of the way throughout your academic career providing guidance and direction to keep you on track. They will walk with you through your journey from starting college at NOVA to your graduation from George Mason.  

Benefits of ADVANCE

Major Cost Savings

Completing your associate degree at NOVA before transferring to Mason will save you tuition costs.

Make Every Credit Count

Specialized, aligned curriculum from NOVA to Mason ensures all credits transfer toward your selected degree program.

Dedicated Success Coaches

Success coaches provide you with continuous support and guidance, from your enrollment at NOVA to your graduation from Mason.

ADVANCE = Access

You will be eligible to access recreational facilities, sporting, and cultural events at NOVA and Mason.

No Additional Application

Earn your associate degree at NOVA and then seamlessly transition to earn your bachelor's degree at Mason with no additional application required. 


 You are eligible to take select classes at Mason while you are enrolled at NOVA.

ADVANCE Your Career

Enjoy special internship and co-curricular experiences that will prepare you for career success.

For more information, visit the Mason ADVANCE page.