Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science / Gerontology
Mercy College

Program Details

Gerontology examines the process of aging and issues specific to the elderly. A bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science with a specialization in Gerontology will allow you to work with older populations to provide needed services with knowledge and skill. This online Gerontology degree combines studies of psychology and sociology to understand how people behave in different settings. Class offerings include topics in methodology, social psychology, strategies for elder care, health psychology, and mental health related to aging.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Mercy College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official High School Transcript/GED Score