Aging Studies, Master of Science (M.S.)
Minnesota State Mankato's innovative Aging Studies program prepares students to have a meaningful impact on society by supporting individuals as they age. Our program encompasses the biological, social and psychological aspects of aging, providing students with a broad and versatile background with which to serve older adults.
- Housed within the Department of Sociology & Corrections
- Close, working relationship with the Chesley Center on Aging
- Opportunities for students to get involved with annual conferences on palliative and dementia care
- Member of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- A personal statement outlining their interest in graduate training in aging studies and at Minnesota State Mankato.
- Writing sample, preferably on a topic related to aging studies and/or gerontology, that demonstrates strong logical reasoning and written communication skills.
- Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can assess the applicant’s potential to succeed in graduate school.
Additional Requirements for International Applicants:
- TOEFL ibt scores sent directly to University Admissions using code 6677. A minimum score of 61 is required.
- Credential Evaluation prepared by a National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service member
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Time to Completion: 2 years