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Kansas State University

Online Master’s Degree

Master of Science
Directly work with aging population through a wide variety of programs and services
Course Delivery
Application Requirements
Completion Requirements
36 credit hours with 3.0 minimum GPA

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.

The 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 K-State will earn a master’s degree in Family Studies and Human Services with a Specialization in Gerontology.

Program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA).

To complete the program, students must complete 36 credit hours, 24 of which are required and 12 of which are elective courses. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for program completion.

Detailed program information