Master of Science in Health Sciences / Aging
Rutgers University

Program Details

As life expectancy increases, the demand for professionals educated in gerontology increases as well. The Health Sciences masters program at Rutgers University offers a Aging track to develop well-trained professionals in the healthcare industry that are fluent in the needs of the aging population. For those who seek to make a difference in aging adults, this program is geared directly towards nutrition, mental health, and leadership development. Some of the coursework includes classes in:

  • Managing diseases
  • Wellness and recovery
  • Pharmacology
  • Healthcare policy


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree 
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Health Professional with current licensure/registration, if applicable
  • Two recommendations
  • Essay
  • Statement of interest
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education