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Aging Studies

Eastern Illinois University

M.A. Online
12 months
Duration
743 USD/credit
743 USD/credit
309 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The online Master of Arts in Aging Studies program at Eastern Illinois University is designed to provide a multidisciplinary education for future and current professionals in gerontology.

Overview

Aging Studies students at Eastern Illinois University come with a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. Some examples include: human services program administration, family and consumer sciences, psychology, sociology, health studies, and kinesiology and sports studies. Graduates of the program are succeeding in careers entailing advocacy roles, administrative leadership positions, and coordination of direct care services for older adults. 

Faculty

Our Aging Studies faculty represent multiple academic units at Eastern Illinois University: Human Services and Community Leadership, Communication Studies, Health Promotion, Kinesiology and Sports Studies, Psychology, Secondary Education and Foundations, Biological Sciences, and Political Science. Our faculty members are actively engaged in research and community collaborations. To learn more about our Aging Studies faculty members, please visit their EIU profile websites.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Educational Response to Third Age Learning
  • Physical Activity and Aging
  • Psychological Processes in the Aged
  • Aging Policy in Action

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade Point Average(GPA): minimum 2.75 out of 4.0. Some graduate degrees have higher GPA requirements.
  • Official Entrance Examinations (GRE, GMAT, MAT): Some degree programs require entrance examinations.
  • Test of English Language (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)
  • A passport copy is required.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $30.00 U.S. in the form of a check, certified check or money order made payable to Eastern Illinois University, application fee is valid for one year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    743 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 743 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    743 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 743 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    309 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 309 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

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