Master of Liberal Studies / Gerontology
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

Fort Hays State University offers an online Master of Liberal Studies degree in Gerontology to the nontraditional student.  This program blends interdisciplinary liberal studies with courses focused on the study of aging.  Specialized studies include but are not limited to:

  • Neuropsychology
  • Nutrition and Aging
  • Sociology of Aging

Students may also take advantage of grant writing courses, art therapy classes, or other topic and workshop courses.  Graduates with this advanced degree may find pursuable or enhanced career paths in wellness, rehabilitation, healthcare, marketing, and more.  Explore leadership roles available in the diverse and complex world of gerontology with FHSU online.


  • An earned bachelor's degree
  • A minimum 2.5 GPA on your last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Official transcripts
  • International students with 3-year degrees will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the graduate dean
  • Added concentration-specific requirements may apply

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission