Master of Arts in Gerontology
University of Southern California

Program Details

By obtaining the online Master of Arts in Gerontology, graduates will be prepared for executive positions in the field of gerontology. Through this online program, students learn current, marketable skills that employers are looking for. Students will study planning, maintenance, and review of aging programs and services.

Subjects include, but are not limited to:

  • Life span developmental psychology
  • The aging family
  • Counseling older adults and their families

Gerontology is a new hybrid career, with people in nearly every field working with aging populations. The flexible and convenient online format is ideal for working professionals trying to balance getting an education and working simultaneously. The online master’s degree program in gerontology can advance careers and lead to more opportunities to help older individuals.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern California is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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