MS in Gerontology

Program Overview

UNCG’s online Master of Science in Gerontology takes an applied, interdisciplinary approach to the study of aging. The program’s mission is to teach, research, and apply knowledge through collaborative relationships with academic departments, community organizations, and businesses to enrich the lives of older adults and their families.

  • 100% online—only fully online Gerontology master’s program in North Carolina
  • 30 credit hours
  • 7-week courses
  • Emphasis on applied learning
  • Incorporates many fields of study

Students in the program come from a variety of academic backgrounds. Graduates pursue careers based on their interests, working directly with older adults or on their behalf.

Cost

Online graduate courses at UNC Greensboro are priced lower than our face-to-face classroom courses. You'll find our costs to be competitive with those of other top-tier universities.

2018 - 19 Tuition** & Fee Rates
Credits In-State Out-of-State Outside NC
3 $903.63 $2,920.98 $1,671.12
6 $1,801.26 $5,835.96 $3,336.24
9 $2,698.89 $8,750.94 $5,001.36
12 $3,596.52 $11,665.92 $6,666.48

** Online Tuition and Fees listed are Distance Learning Tuition and Fees and apply to courses that are identified as Distance Learning and are not identified as Main Campus or Main Campus Web delivery. For more detailed information please review the current tuition and fees chart here.)

In-State rates apply to online students who live in and are permanent residents of North Carolina. In-state rates may also apply to government employees (such as members of the military) who live outside North Carolina but maintain legal residence in the state. Permanent residents can prove they have established and maintained residence in the state for at least 12 months.

Out-Of-State rates apply to online students who live in North Carolina and are NOT permanent residents of North Carolina.

Outside NC rates apply to online students who live outside North Carolina and are NOT permanent residents of North Carolina. Most students living in a state other than North Carolina are eligible for this rate.

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Live outside North Carolina?

Currently, UNC Greensboro is authorized to offer online education in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Find out more about State Authorization — a law that regulates in which states colleges and universities can offer education.
 
UNC Greensboro does not guarantee that programs which fulfill North Carolina licensure requirements will satisfy the criteria of professional licensure boards in other states or territories. For further explanation, visit Professional Licensure.
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