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Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506


Gerontology Master's Degree 

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The gerontology master's degree program is designed to prepare students who plan to work directly with older people or who will be involved in education or research related to aging issues.

This program provides students with the core competencies identified by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and draws on the expertise of graduate faculty and graduate courses from several universities. Students completing the program at Kansas State University will earn a master's degree in human development and family science with a specialization in gerontology.

The program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA).


Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The gerontology master's degree is offered through the Center on Aging in the K-State College of Health and Human Sciences.

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Quick Facts

Degree: Master of Science
College: Health and Human Sciences
Credits: 36
Course delivery: Online

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