Management of Aging Services, MS

The Management of Aging Services, MS program provides students with a strong basis in aging services in both the public and private sectors. Consisting of 12 courses including nine mandatory courses and three elective courses, the curriculum provides an integrated learning experience in program development and management, advocacy, organizational finance, psychology of aging, policy, service delivery, program development, resource management, marketing and health.

The program is uniquely user-friendly in that students work at their own pace and can take as long as needed to complete the program. While students work individually, they are required to interact with professors and classmates on a weekly basis.

The program provides an intimate, high-touch and interactive learning experience in which students form lifelong connections with faculty and advisors 

Program Strengths

*High Quality: Award-winning and accredited program that is part of the second oldest graduate Gerontology Department.

*Flexible: Enroll at your own pace in our online, evening, and weekend class schedules. Most students complete the program in fewer than 3 years while taking courses on a part-time schedule.

*Interactive: Supportive, personalized learning environment allows you to engage and network with your classmates, instructors, advisors, and staff.

*Affordable: Just voted among top 10 “Best Affordable Masters in Health Science Online” by GetEducated.com. 

*Applied: Faculty are experienced career professionals in the field of aging. Students gain practical skills to be successful in a broad spectrum of careers.

*Rewarding: Fulfilling careers working with the fastest growing segment of the population.

Career paths include:

Degree Requirements

All courses include synchronous chats between students and the instructor weekly or bi-weekly. These chats are held in the evenings or weekends EST. They provide students with the opportunity to interact directly with their fellow classmates and the instructor allowing for lectures, questions and answers and general discussions. Students are required to participate in these chat sessions.