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Human Development and Family Science with Emphasis in Gerontology

University of Missouri - Columbia

12 months
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Human Development and Family Science with Emphasis in Gerontology from University of Missouri - Columbia is designed to prepare professionals who are either working directly with older people or are involved in education and research related to the elderly. 

Overview

Human Development and Family Science with Emphasis in Gerontology from University of Missouri - Columbia helps students be involved in health promotion programs; directing intergenerational activities; managing senior centers or retirement communities; counseling older people and their families; and helping people plan for retirement.

Graduates with Human Development and Family Science with Emphasis in Gerontology from University of Missouri - Columbia will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of specific issues regarding adult development, family systems, health and nutrition, public policy, the environment, and research as related to older adults and their families.
  • Apply research findings and skills to solve problems related to older adults and their families.
  • Synthesize critical issues related to aging from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Development 

  • Economics, Public Policy, & Aging

  • Environments and Aging 

  • Aging in the Family 

  • Perspectives in Gerontology

  • Physical Health in Aging 

  • Mental Health & Aging 

  • Women and Aging 

  • Biological Principles of Aging

  • Gerontechnology 

  • Gerontology Research Methods and Program Evaluation 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications need to be submitted at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the term for which you are applying.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 for last 60 hours
    • Completed Graduate School online application
    • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
    • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)
    • Transcripts of all college credit
    • 3 letters of recommendation from people who can speak to applicant’s potential to do graduate work (e.g., professors, advisors)
    • Statement of purpose (Personal statement)
    • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    • Official TOEFL examination scores (International students only)
    • Official GRE scores  
    • Proof of Financial Support
    • Have earned a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12212 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12212 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12212 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12212 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12213 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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