Graduate Programs

Programs in Gerontology

Gerontology, PhD   This on campus program is designed to prepare students for leadership roles as educators, researchers, policy analysts and policy makers. We are the second school in the U.S. to offer a doctoral program in this field and have produced more gerontology PhDs than any university in the world. A master’s degree is not required to apply to the PhD program. We offer generous assistantship packages on a competitive basis. More

Management of Aging Services, MS   This completely online program is designed to provide students with advanced training in gerontology and managerial practices in the aging services field. Our award winning program requires the completion of 36  credits taken online. This program is available for part time and full time study. More

Gerontology Research/Policy, MS   This on campus program employs social science theories, research techniques and content to provide students with the tools to accomplish basic and applied research. It requires the completion of 36 credits and is available for part time and full time study. More

Gerontology Graduate Certificate   This online program requires the completion of 5 three-credit courses in gerontology. It is designed for professionals who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of the aging population. Students must have earned an undergraduate degree to be eligible for the certificate. More