Miami University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
12308 USD/year
12308 USD/year
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Gerontology degree from Miami University prepares you for work in a wide variety of aging-related fields.


Gerontology curriculum from Miami University provides students with a thorough background in theory, policy, and research in social gerontology, hands-on experience through an individualized and supervised field practicum (domestic or abroad) and opportunities to interact with professionals in the field of aging through research experiences and informal mentoring.


MGS graduates generally choose one of three directions: research/academic work, policy, or non-social work direct services. Graduates hold jobs in a range of public and private settings as program or facility administrators, planners, practitioners, researchers, advocates, and trainers. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aging & Health
  • Research on Inequality in Aging & Health
  • Readings in Gerontology
  • Supervised Research 
  • Reading on Selected Topics in Gerontology
  • Global Health and Health Care Systems
  • Sport, Leisure, and Aging
  • Exercise, Age, and Health
  • Public Budgeting
  • Formal Organization
  • Environmental Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate and, where appropriate, graduate grade point averages
  • General Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores
  • A written professional statement
  • Your resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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