MS in Gerontology

Prepare for leadership in a variety of settings as you gain a broad and integrated perspective on aging through collaborative relationships with academic disciplines, community organizations, and businesses.

  • 100% online — only fully online Gerontology master’s program in NC
  • Features 7-week courses
  • 30 credit hours total
  • Emphasis on applied learning through projects, case studies, and a capstone experience
  • Collaborative approach taps into faculty expertise across campus and community partnerships
  • Choose electives to specialize in an area supporting a career path
  • Accelerated BA or BS to MS in Gerontology
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Get professional training to prepare for leading roles that meet the needs of the growing elderly population.

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