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Master of Arts in Social Gerontology

Program Details

UNO offers the online MA in Social Gerontology. This degree is designed for students who are seeking a formalized and in-depth understanding of the aging process by either pursuing a thesis or non-thesis option.

Degree Requirements for the Thesis and Non-Thesis Options:

  • Programs and Services for the Elderly
  • Seminar in Aging and Human Behavior
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Applied Social Gerontology
  • Graduate Practicum (Non-Thesis Option only)


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission