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Aging Studies - Social Science (Online)

M.A. Online
18 months
15400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Aging Studies - Social Science (Online) program at Wichita State University combines quality education, a completely online format and several options to choose from.

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The Aging Studies - Social Science (Online) program at Wichita State University will equip you with the knowledge and skills for diverse career options from aging research and counseling to employment in nursing facilities, assisted-living communities and mental health facilities.


With an increasingly large aging population comes the need for well-trained aging specialists in a wide variety of settings, including:

  • Academia
  • Aging research and policy institutes
  • HMOs and hospitals
  • Mental health
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Skilled nursing facilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Sociological Perspectives of Aging
  • Advanced Psychological Perspectives of Aging
  • Social Policy and Aging
  • Health Communications and Aging
  • The Medicare System
  • Interprofessional Perspectives on Aging

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission into the program requires:

  • Admission into the WSU Graduate School
  • A minimum GPA of 2.75 in the last 60 credit hours of your bachelor's degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15400 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Estimated cost per academic year.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Aging Studies - Social Science (Online)
Wichita State University