12 months
Duration
500 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
500 USD/credit 18000 USD/year
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About

Gerontology at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 36 credit hours. Graduate Assistantships are available to qualified students.

Overview

At Gerontology 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

Courses include:

  • Gerontology
  • Health
  • Chronic Conditions in Older Adults
  • Advanced Concepts in an Aging Society
  • Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

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

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  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 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.

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