Eastern Illinois University

Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences



Communication Studies, Eastern Illinois University; 600 Lincoln Ave.

Charleston, IL 61920

United States


1-217-581- 3028



Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.A.- Gerontology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The purpose of this multi-disciplinary program is to provide an in-depth study of Gerontology for both potential professionals and current practitioners working in the field.Students have the opportunity to develop an individualized graduate program of study including * The processes of aging * Problems of and opportunities for older persons * Social policy issues * Programs for older persons * Basic research in the field of aging# Learn about the network of social service agencies serving older persons# Develop competencies for working with older persons# Prepare for a wide range of careers in gerontology


North Central Association

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999