M.Sc. On Campus

Interdisciplinary Gerontology

Bowling Green State University

12 months
18678 USD/year
18678 USD/year
10688 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Gerontology (MSIG) program at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is specifically designed for professionals in various disciplines who are seeking to acquire advanced knowledge and specialized skills to work with older adults and their families. 


The Interdisciplinary Gerontology program at the Bowling Green State University melds discourse from gerontology, kinesiology, health promotion, human development, and social policy/administration to advance research on issues relevant to notions of successful aging. This high-caliber, interdisciplinary graduate program will begin in Fall 2012 and will prepare graduates for leadership roles in agencies and organizations that provide services for older adults.

The degree curriculum requires a minimum of 33 semester hours beyond the undergraduate degree. The degree requirements are such that students could finish the degree in one calendar year of full-time study, or over a two-year period for part-time students. Each student will receive on-going comprehensive advising and courses will be offered to fit students’ schedules.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Current Perspectives in Gerontology 
  • Health and Aging
  • Human Development & Family Studies 
  • Aging: Physiology & Exercise 
  • Social Policy and Administration
  • Cross Cultural Aging

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official or notarized copies of transcripts from all institutions where degrees were earned (showing dates when the degrees were conferred) and diplomas from international institutions must be submitted. 
  • Standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT, PRAXIS, OAE) may be required. 
  • Programs may also require recommendations, a statement of purpose, a resume, and other documents.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9339 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9339 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5344 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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Updated over a year ago

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