M.Sc. On Campus Online


Arizona State University

12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Aging MSc program from Arizona State University provides students with advanced interdisciplinary knowledge for improving the well-being of older persons, in the context of their diverse families and communities.


The Aging MSc program from Arizona State University addresses the multidimensional aging process, the needs of aging populations, and encourages community collaborations that are both beneficial and sustainable to improve overall well being.

Societies around the world struggle to address aging. According to the U.S. Census, 2035 will mark the first time older adults will outnumber children, while an estimated 5.6 million Americans over the age of 65 are living with Alzheimer’s disease.  The demand has never been stronger for professionals specializing in aging across a wide range of disciplines, including social services and recreation, business development and product design, and health and long-term care. 

Students in the MS for Aging can choose one of four areas to specialize in: Long Term Care Administration, Aging Services and Case Management, Palliative and End-of-Life Care, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

What kind of jobs are in gerontology and aging life care?

Jobs are available in a variety of fields for those who earn a master’s in aging. Graduates may pursue job titles such as:

  • Adjunct lecturer
  • Aging specialist
  • Community services manager
  • Facility director
  • Gerontologist
  • Health policy advocate
  • Long-term care administrator
  • Marketing consultant
  • Medical and health services manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course
  • Research and Program Evaluation Issues in Aging
  • Diversity in Aging
  • Caregiving Issues for Families and Professionals 
  • Interdisciplinary and Community Collaboration in Aging
  • Interventions to Support Aging in Place
  • Innovations in Program Development and Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA.

All applicants are required to submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation
  • professional resume
  • letter of intent or written statement
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Online Arizona resident: $13,428/year
  • Online Non-Arizona resident: $13,428/year

Living costs for Phoenix

900 - 1450 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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