Master in Gerontology (Great Plains IDEA)
Iowa State University

Program Details

An online Master in Gerontology can offer anyone who enjoys working with the aging population a path to pursue a career in a wide range of community organizations. While jobs in this field are commonly found in long-term care facilities, other programs and services utilize gerontologists, some of which include:

  • Recreation and public programs
  • Rehabilitation therapy facilities
  • Human services and social work agencies

In this gerontology degree online, combine the study of the physical and mental processes people go through as they age. Discover the impacts on society as you learn how to apply newly learned skills. 

Benefit from a program taught by various instructors of multiple campuses across the country.

This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.

The online Gerontology program is offered through:

  • University of Arkansas
  • Iowa State University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Texas Tech University

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Iowa State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent