Master of Professional Studies / Gerontology
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

Earn a Master of Professional Studies degree in Gerontology through Fort Hays State University online.  This multidisciplinary program is designed to enhance knowledge, skills, and career opportunities in the study of aging.  Studies cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Sociology

Students will explore issues surrounding aging and work on research skills while analyzing and addressing those issues.  Graduates may consider pursuing pathways in case management, social work, physical therapy, and more.  Take the academic step towards professional gain in this challenging field of study 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
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission