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Gerontology

University of Louisiana at Monroe

M.A.
12 months
Duration
6844 USD/year
6844 USD/year
4550 USD/year
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About

This degree program In Gerontology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is 36 credit hours. Graduate Assistantships are available to qualified students.

Overview

In addition to the University requirements for admission to the Graduate School at University of Louisiana at Monroe, all applicants for regular admission to the Master of Arts in Gerontology degree program must meet program admission requirements.

Key Features

Those students entering the program will be required to complete a core curriculum and then may choose one of six areas of specialization:

  • Program Administrator - Focuses on training students to become administrators in elder-care agencies (that are not long-term care facilities).
  • Aging Studies - Focuses on preparing students for advanced degrees in Gerontology to pursue careers in research, policy development, and higher education. 
  • Long-term Care Administration- Focuses on training students to become administrators in Assisted Living facilities, Skilled Nursing Care facilities, and other long-term care facilities that provide services to the elderly population.
  • Small Business Management- Focuses on training students to launch and/or manage small businesses that provide services to the elderly such as, home health care, day care center, hospice agencies, etc.
  • Mental Health- Focuses on training students to be able to address mental health issues among the elderly such as, depression, anxiety, and cognitive disorders.
  • Grief Care Management- Focuses on training students to become grief care coordinators and group coordinators/facilitators in agencies such as, hospice care, hospitals, outpatient clinics, funeral homes, etc.  

Programme Structure

  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) for applicants without previous experience in the field of Gerontology (GRE will be waived for these applicants)
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 for applicants with three (3) years or more experience in the field of Gerontology (GRE will be waived for these applicants)
  • Minimum formula score of 707.50 (GPA x GRE)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

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.
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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Graduate School Application 
  • Submit Transcripts
  • Submit Official Test Scores
  • English Language Requirement
  • Statement of Financial Backing 
  • Proof of Immunization Form
  • Graduate Assistant Application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3422 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3422 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    4550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2275 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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