12 months
16374 USD/year
16374 USD/year
7752 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Students pursuing the MA in Gerontology program from the University of Nebraska Omaha are seeking a formalized and in-depth understanding of the aging process by either pursuing a thesis or non-thesis option.


Alternative Delivery

Distance courses are available (online) for both the MA in Gerontology and the certificate programs.

Dual Degree in Social Gerontology and Law

Prospective students at the University of Nebraska Omaha must apply to both UNO and UNL. Please refer to the Gerontology Departmental Handbook for more information. If pursuing the dual social gerontology and law degree the LSAT will be accepted in lieu of the GRE.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Social Gerontology

  • Seminar in Aging and Human Behavior

  • Programs and Services for the Elderly

  • Research Methods

  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) Academic Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement (minimum two-pages)
  • Applicants are required to have a command of oral and written English.
  • Applicants with International Transcripts: Any applicant to this program who has completed undergraduate or graduate coursework at an international higher education institution outside of the United States may submit transcripts and degree certificates (with an English translation) in lieu of a course-by-course transcript evaluation from World Education Services (WES), Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), or Educational Perspectives.
  • Complete an application & upload requirements.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 (U.S. dollars) is required.
  • Submit official transcripts and test scores.
  • Submit financial requirements for I-20 processing.
  • Submit final degree evaluation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16374 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16374 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16374 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7752 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Omaha

985 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

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


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