Bachelor of General Studies / Gerontology
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

Fort Hays State University offers a Bachelor of General Studies degree in Gerontology to the online student.  This program explores the intricacies and research of aging as it applies to a variety of subjects.  Studies include but are not limited to:

  • Physiology of aging
  • Nutrition
  • Neuropsychology
  • Spirituality and aging

Graduates with this degree may pursue career paths as life care managers, geriatric care managers, social workers, nurse practitioners, and more.  Explore innovative ways to address social, physical, emotional, and mental issues.  Take an academic step towards providing direct service to older adults through an accessible and flexible format with FHSU online.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Fort Hays State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Students who are over the age of 21 do not need an ACT or SAT score