Master of Arts in Gerontology
University of South Florida

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Gerontology provides students with an interdisciplinary education focusing on the needs of older adults. Students will be prepared for positions supporting quality of life initiatives for the aging population..

The curriculum of this online gerontology degree program examines the aging process from physical, psychological, and social perspectives. Students learn how to manage the complex challenges facing this demographic and those tasked with their care. Graduates will also be well prepared for doctoral programs in this field.

Coursework covers topics including:

  • Human development and aging
  • Physical change and aging
  • Gerontological counseling theories and practice

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of South Florida is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

The master’s degree in health informatics program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • GRE waiver for eligible applicants