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Master of Arts in Gerontology

Program Requirements

Regular Status:  Applicants must meet one of the following minimum requirements to be regularly admitted:

Any graduate, terminal, or professional degree from a regionally accredited university
OR
a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (based on a 4.0 scale) from a regionally accredited university

OR
a GPA of 2.75 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework from a regionally accredited university

 


Conditional Status:  Applicants must meet one of the following minimum requirements to be conditionally admitted:


Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale) from a regionally accredited university
OR

a GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework from a regionally accredited university
OR
Minimum formula score of 622.6 (2.2 GPA x 283 GRE)
OR
With a GPA of 2.2 or higher, some candidates with 5 years of employment in a relevant field of study may qualify for a waiver of test scores.

 


Frequently Asked Questions

What subject areas can I study?
The gerontology program offers specializations in aging studies, grief care management, long-term care administration, mental health,program administration, and small business management. Students who are pursuing the long-term care specialization and are not employed full-time in an aging-related service, will be required to complete a state-mandated AIT.

 

 

 

Next steps...

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information. Click on the link below for catalog information specific to the program.

Gerontology, M.A.


Still have questions? 

Contact for more information:

Anita Sharma
College of Business and Social Sciences
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator for Gerontology
Strauss Hall 323

318-342-1409
asharma@ulm.edu


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