Master’s Degree in Gerontology
The Master of Science in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Gerontology provides students with foundational knowledge of the field of gerontology, including the biological, psychological and sociological aspects of aging. Presented in an entirely online and asynchronous format, this 36-credit-hour, non-thesis program is designed for working professionals interested in advancing their careers as gerontological specialists.
Master’s Degree in Medical Physiology and Aging
The Master of Science in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Medical Physiology and Aging brings together the key concepts of our Graduate Certificate in Medical Physiology and our Master of Science in Gerontology. This 30-credit, first-of-its-kind master’s degree is offered entirely online. Whether you’re an aspiring and current professional in the field of aging, our program can help you deepen your understanding of the biology of aging and advance your career in this growing and dynamic field. This entirely online program can be completed at your own pace in as little as one year.
Graduate Certificate in Aging and Geriatric Practice
The Graduate Certificate in Aging and Geriatric Practice provides foundational knowledge of geriatric medicine, preparing students for health-profession school and careers as geriatricians. This entirely online program can be completed in as little as one year, and as long as they are accepted and in good academic standing, students can apply all 15 credit hours toward the MS in gerontology.
Potential careers in the field of gerontology include:
- Geriatric nurse practitioner
- Geriatric physician assistant
- Geriatric care manager
- Recreational therapist
- Social worker
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