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M.Sc. Online

Gerontology

Kansas State University

12 months
Duration
580 USD/credit 20880 USD/year
580 USD/credit 20880 USD/year
580 USD/credit 20880 USD/year
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About

In this Gerontology program from Kansas State University you will learn the specific skills needed to prepare you to work directly with older people or be involved in education or research related to aging issues.

Overview

As a greater number of individuals reach retirement age and beyond, a larger number of educated and skilled workers will be needed to provide care and other services. 

With a focus on the core competencies identified by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, the online Gerontology master’s program from Kansas State University will help you understand the physical, psychological and environmental aspects of aging.

Careers

Graduates of the gerontology master’s program are often involved in:
  • health promotion programs
  • directing intergenerational activities
  • managing senior centers or retirement communities
  • counseling older people and their families
  • helping people plan for their retirement

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Perspectives in Gerontology
  • Program Evaluation and Research Methods in Gerontology
  • Public Policy: Economic and Social Impacts on Older Adults
  • Aging and the Family
  • Professional Seminar in Gerontology
  • Physical Health and Aging

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Names and emails of three professional and/or academic references
  • Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended

Statement of objectives: State your academic objectives, including the following information:

  • why you are interested in graduate study in this degree program
  • how it will fit in with your previous education/experience
  • your future career plans working with older adults
  • what you hope to achieve while a graduate student

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 580 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 580 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 580 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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