St. Cloud State University

College of Social Sciences

Gerontology

Address:

St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States

Phone:

1-320-308-0121

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Gerontology., Graduate Certificate - Gerontology. 12-15 Credits

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As a student in Gerontology, you will develop the skills necessary to assume a professional leadership role in the delivery of service to older people. You will be learning in a program that brings together theory and practice in the field through classroom instruction, service-learning, internships and other experiential activities.

Program Highlights

  • Designed to accommodate both part-time and full-time students.
  • Many service learning and internship opportunities available.
  • Most classes feature a service learning option or requirement. 
  • The advance care planning facilitators certification class is co-taught with the Department of Nursing Science. 
  • Students become certified advanced care planning facilitators.
  • Program offers a graduate certificate in gerontology. 

Accreditation:

NA

International Student Requirements:

In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores if required by program, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation showing availability of funds for graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 34-36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/538.86 non-resident USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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