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Gerontology

Georgia State University

24 months
Duration
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Gerontology program from Georgia State University is designed for students preparing for leadership positions in the field of aging and those interested in becoming gerontological researchers. 

Overview

The M.A. program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that provides in-depth exposure to issues, knowledge and research about aging processes, older people and the needs of an aging population. Our program offers an intimate, nurturing and stimulating environment in which to learn. 

Careers

The M.A. in Gerontology at Georgia State University leads to stable employment for our graduates, who go on to work in aging services or other professions that serve the needs of older adults. Career opportunities are projected to expand as the population in the United States continues to age in coming decades.

More than half of our graduates work in a non-profit or governmental agency, about one-fifth work for small private businesses.

Examples of some of the positions held by our M.A. alumni:

  • Georgia Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia’s State Plan Coordinator
  • Director, Respite Care Atlanta
  • Evidence-Based Aging Services Coordinator, Division of Aging Services, Georgia
  • Aging Services Coordinator/Caregiver Specialist, Division of Aging Services, Georgia
  • Staff Ombudsman at Legacy Link
  • Clinical Dietitian at Veteran’s Administration, Atlanta
  • Project Manager, Kaiser Permanente, Georgia
  • Activities Assistant at Benton Village Assisted Living, Georgia

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Research Methods in Gerontology 
  • Aging Policy and Services 
  • Heath and the Older Adult 
  • Sociology of Aging 
  • Diversity and Aging 
  • Psychology of Aging 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to meeting the admission requirements of the College of Arts & Sciences, a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is preferred for this program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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