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Aging Studies

Minnesota State University Mankato

M.Sc.
12 months
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5129 USD/year
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Minnesota State Mankato's innovative Aging Studies program prepares students to have a meaningful impact on society by supporting individuals as they age.

Overview

Aging Studies at Minnesota State Mankato

Minnesota State Mankato's innovative Aging Studies program prepares students to have a meaningful impact on society by supporting individuals as they age. Our program encompasses the biological, social and psychological aspects of aging, providing students with a broad and versatile background with which to serve older adults. We encourage our students to customize their coursework based on their personal career goals, and we help them find real-world learning opportunities to ensure that they reach those goals.

The program encompasses the biological, social and psychological aspects of aging, providing students with a broad and versatile background with which to serve older adults. We encourage our students to customize their coursework based on their personal career goals, and we help them find real-world learning opportunities to ensure that they reach those goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Health, Culture and Disease

  • Biology of Aging and Chronic Diseases

  • Health and Aging

  • Innovations in Aging Policy

  • Topics in Gerontology

  • Transformative Leadership in Aging

  • Social Work and Aging

  • Nursing Home Administration

  • Current Health Issues in Aging

  • Individual Study

  • Death Education

  • Leisure and Older Adults

  • Program Administration

  • Program Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

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.
3

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.
61
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).
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to the admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies, admission to the graduate program in Aging Studies requires a minimum of 16 credits of social and behavioral science at the undergraduate level, a minimum of 3.0 GPA,three letters of reference which assess the student's potential for graduate study and professional practice with older adults, and a personal statement which describes the applicant's previous training in gerontology, work and/or volunteer experience with older adults and reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in Aging Studies. A personal interview with the program director is desirable although not required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5129 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5129 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    5129 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5129 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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