Graduates of the aging and business concentration are prepared integrate the critical issues of aging and business across a wide-range of settings including health and wellness programming, older adult housing and retirement communities, product development and marketing, policy and program development or financial gerontology. This program may be completed with a thesis (49 hours) or non-thesis option (43 hours). UNCG is one of the few academic institutions in the United States in which the linkages among aging and business research and education are being actively pursued–and are nationally recognized.
This Master of Science in Gerontology meets the standards for gerontology programs of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), the professional organization of post-secondary gerontology programs in the United States.
The option to write a thesis is now available!
- Master of Science in Gerontology Aging and Business Concentration information from the UNCG Graduate School
- Plan of Study for MS Aging & Business updated March 21 2013
- Request an application from the UNCG Graduate School. (Please send ALL applications to the Graduate School, NOT to the Gerontology Program.)