St. Cloud State University

School of Health and Human Services

Gerontology (M.S., Certificate)


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Gerontology (M.S., Certificate), Gerontology (M.S., Certificate)

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. 



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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