Appalachian State University

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School

Gerontology

Address:

John E. Thomas Student Services Building

P.O. Box 32068

Boone, NC 28608

United States

Phone:

828-262-2130

Fax:

828-262-2709

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Gerontology, On-campus and on-line Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA in Gerontology primarily prepares you for a career in the field of aging services and/or research, such as a position with an Area Agency on Aging, which oversees services in a multi-county region, or as a nursing home or assisted living administrator, a (lucrative) field where there's growing demand. Some students, upon receiving the MA in Gerontology, decide upon a career as a college or university professor, in which case they will apply to PhD programs. The MA in Gerontology is a fine foundation for doctoral work in various social science and human services fields

Accreditation:

Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30-36

In State Tuition (per year): 6557 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18369 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

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