12 months
14600 USD/year
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Gerontology from University of Central Oklahoma is a specialized program where you will work with adults in a variety of environments. Gerontology is the physical, mental and sociological study of aging and the practical application of this knowledge to policies for older people.


Gerontology from University of Central Oklahoma provides a base of information and experiences, both in and out of the classroom, for managing the many aspects of aging. The program emphasis is on the "humanistic" approach, recognizing that aging is a developmental state. As a society, our demands are changing with both an undereducated workforce and an older population. Specialists are needed to ensure a quality of life for all.


  • Social Work
    • Nursing Home Director
    • Healthcare Work
    • Home Health Care
    • Hospice
    • Outreach Work
    • Retirement Home Management
    • Mobile Meals program implementation
    • Grief Counselor
    • Government Work
    • Grant Writing
    • Research and Clinical Work
    • Senior Citizen Advocate
    • Public Health Attorney
    • Nurse-Aid or Orderly

    Programme Structure

    Courses include: 

    • Orientation to Gerontology
    • Gerontology Colloquium
    • Gerontology Research
    • Practicum in Gerontology, 

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    32 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Online application for admission
    • Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from each institution attended with all degrees posted. All transcripts must be from accredited institutions.
    • Undergraduate transcripts must show a minimum 2.75 GPA overall or 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours attempted.
    • Students with a native language other than English must submit evidence of English language proficiency. 

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      14600 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 14600 USD per year during 12 months.
    • Residents tuition: $297.60 per credit hour
    • Non-Resident Tuition: $417.00 per credit hour

    Living costs for Edmond

    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.


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