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Gerontology Research

University of Massachusetts Boston

12 months
Duration
35980 USD/year
35980 USD/year
18432 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Gerontology Research program at the University of Massachusetts Boston prepares students to address issues surrounding a diverse aging population. 

Overview

The curriculum addresses social science theories, research techniques, and content to provide students with the tools to accomplish basic and applied research. Students in the Gerontology Research program at the University of Massachusetts Boston will successfully complete 36 credits and may study on a part- or full-time basis.

Learning Outcomes

Our students will:

  • Acquire knowledge about the social and behavioral science disciplines that inform gerontology and aging policy
  • Develop the methodological tools needed to pursue basic and applied research in gerontology and aging policy
  • Gain practical experience conducting research and analysis in gerontology and aging policy
  • Learn the written, oral, and listening skills needed to communicate effectively with key stakeholders about gerontology and aging policy

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Social Aspects of Aging
  • Issues in Aging Policy
  • Economic Issues in Aging Populations 
  • Psychology of Aging
  • Research Methods and Experimental Design
  • Statistical Methods in the Analysis of Social Problems 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Online Application and Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17990 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    35980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17990 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9216 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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