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Population and Social Gerontology

Miami University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
12308 USD/year
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About

Population and Social Gerontology from Miami University degree prepares you for work in a wide variety of aging-related fields. MGS graduates generally choose one of three directions: research/academic work, policy, or non-social work direct services. 

Overview

Population and Social Gerontology from Miami University curriculum 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

Careers

Graduates hold jobs in a range of public and private settings as program or facility administrators, planners, practitioners, researchers, advocates, and trainers. New job opportunities for well-trained gerontologists are constantly emerging. About one-half of MGS graduates go on to pursue a PhD at some point in their career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aging & Health
  • Global Health and Health Care Systems
  • Knowledge Construction and Advanced Theory
  • Statistical Modeling in Gerontology
  • Sociology of Aging
  • Demography & Epidemiology of Aging
  • Categorical Modeling in Aging
  • Sport, Leisure, and Aging
  • Exercise, Aging, and Health Promotion
  • Public Budgeting
  • Proseminar in Public Administration
  • Sociology of Death
  • Formal Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
Required
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

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.
80
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

  • 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.

Funding

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