UNCG Gerontology Program

School of Health and Human Sciences

The Master of Science in Gerontology trains professionals for leading roles to meet the needs of America’s growing elderly population. We graduate students who understand the basic processes of aging, apply theoretical approaches to aging to their particular fields and circumstances, and can evaluate information about older adults from various sources and perspectives.

The MS in Gerontology is the only fully online graduate program in Gerontology in the state of North Carolina. 

This Master of Science in Gerontology meets the standards for gerontology programs of the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), the professional organization of post-secondary gerontology programs in the United States.

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