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Gerontology

Kansas State University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
12518 USD/year
6099 USD/year
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About

The Masters of Science in Gerontology is offered through the Great Plains Distance Education Alliance (GP-IDEA) at Kansas State University. GP-IDEA is a consortium of universities that have come together to offer post-baccalaureate programs through distance education to students whose family or career keeps them from completing an on-campus graduate degree or certificate.

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Overview

The Gerontology program at Kansas State University requires 36 credit hours of coursework, 24 of them in the following core areas:

  • Perspectives in Gerontology
  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Aging in the Family Context
  • Environments and Aging
  • Research Methods and Program Evaluation in Aging
  • Physical Health, Wellness, and Nutrition
  • Public Policy, Economics, and Aging
  • Capstone course, including ethics

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

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students: Applications are accepted year around

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3.0 minimum GPA on last 60 credits
  • Admission to K-State Graduate School

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12518 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6099 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6099 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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