McDaniel College

Graduate and Professional Studies

Master of Science in Gerontology Online



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Gerontology

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Master of Science program in Gerontology provides you with a rich interdisciplinary knowledge base that prepares, supports, and enhances your ability to fulfill leadership roles in the public and private sectors when gerontology knowledge and expertise is essential to improve the quality of life for older adults. Students learn to assess, interpret and apply gerontological research findings and better understand the complex interrelations among aging, health, and social structure. Graduates of the program may obtain managerial and administrative roles in the following organizations:

• Community, human services, and religious organizations

• Healthcare and long-term care institutions

• Local, state, and federal agencies

• Retirement communities

• Academic and educational institutions

• Aging research institutions

• Business and industry


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 475.00 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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