University of Southern California

USC Davis School of Gerontology

Master of Arts in Gerontology


Waite Phillips Hall 3470 Trousdale Parkway

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Gerontology

Format: Online

Program Description:

The quality of life available to older persons and their evolving role in society are critical concerns. The USC Davis School is the nation's leader in the field of gerontology, improving the quality of life for older persons through research and education. The Master of Arts in Gerontology curriculum is aimed at equipping students with the specific skills and knowledge necessary to respond professionally and effectively to the needs of an aging population. The online format offers the flexibility, convenience and learning community you need to: * Increase your career satisfaction, income, and opportunity for promotion * Develop skills needed to transition to a new career improving the quality of life for the aging * Make significant and meaningful contribution through a new understand the processes of aging—and the implications for individuals, families, organizations and society


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Eligibility Requirements:

• Application fee • USC graduate application • Supplemental application for all for all master level programs in the USC Davis School of Gerontology • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 • Composite GRE score of at least 1000 • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended • Current resume • Minimum of three letters of recommendation • Statement of purpose

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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