Master of Arts in Aging Studies
Eastern Illinois University

Program Details

Eastern Illinois University offers the online MA in Aging Studies. This multi-disciplinary program provides students a supportive environment for professional growth in the field of gerontology. Students are presented with several research opportunities across varying topics of interest. Students have the ability to elect a thesis option as part of their program of study, as well as conducting research projects as part of independent study courses.

Sample of Program Requirements:

  • Educational Response to Third Age Learning
  • Societal Theories of Aging
  • Communication and Aging
  • Aging Policy in Action
  • Health and Aging


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Official transcripts 
  • Minimum of 2.75 GPA
  • Two references
  • Statement of intent

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission