University of Indianapolis

University of Indianapolis

Aging Studies


School of Psychological Sciences, 1400 East Hanna Avenue

1400 East Hanna Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46227

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, Master of Science in Gerontology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate Certificate in Gerontology and the Master of Science in Gerontology are designed to meet the needs of persons with an interest in the aging population. The 18 hours required for the certificate are a subset of the 36 hours required for the master's degree. Being 100% online makes the program accessible to persons from anywhere in North America and the Caribbean. 

Some of the advantages of acquiring a Certificate or MS in Gerontology:

  • Multidisciplinary program combines well with a variety of professional backgrounds
  • Online courses make the education feasible for tradtional, nontraditional, and post-professional students
  • Opportunities for service and networking through membership in the UIndy chapter of the gerontology academic honor and professional society Sigma Phi Omega
  • May also be combined with other UIndy graduate programs, allowing for shared credits, and pursued as a dual degree.  

The Master of Science in Gerontology program at the University of Indianapolis has earned the Program of Merit (POM) designation from the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).  Program of Merit status is awarded after the program has undergone a voluntary review by AGHE and has found to meet or exceed national guidelines, expectations and practices in gerontology education.  


The University of Indianapolis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

A completed bachelor's degree from an accredited university; a minimum of 3.0 GPA (or equivalent for non-USA university); for students using English as a second language, a minimum on the TOEFL computer-based test score of 250 or 100 for the Internet-based test (minimum score of 23 any category), and a minimum score of 5.5

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid is an option for many students. To find out what type of aid you might be eligible for, please contact us at Graduate Admissions or visit our website.

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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