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Master of Arts in Gerontology

Program Requirements
Must meet one of the following:
Graduate School Application Deadline  Program Application Deadline Additional Program Application Required?
Minimum (converted) score of 400 on the verbal and 400 on the quantitative sections of the GRE 

Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) 
Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) on the last 60 hours of coursework

Minimum formula score of 1900 (GPA x GRE)

For Spring 2017
apply by
December 5, 2016

For Spring 2017
apply by
December 5, 2016


Frequently Asked Questions

What subject areas can I study?
The gerontology program offers specializations in long-term care administration, program administration, and agingstudies. 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.

How long will the program take?
Students should be able to complete the certificate or master's degree in three years or less.

Are there graduate assistantships available?
A limited number of graduate assistantships are available. Contact us if you are interested in applying!

When will decisions be made regarding program admission?
Applications will be considered as they are received and will continue until the program is full. Once a complete application has been received, applicants are typically notified of admission decisions within four weeks.

Next steps...

Ready to apply?
We recommend that you submit your application, transcripts, and test scores well in advance of published deadlines. For more information about the Graduate School admission process, as well as the online application, click here.

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:

Linda Davis
College of Business and Social Sciences
Strauss Hall 208