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Social Gerontology

Social Gerontology


M.S. Social Gerontology

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the master’s degree or graduate certificate program are:
Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
Submit an application to UCM’s School of Graduate Admissions and International Student Services at


Program Requirements

The M.S. in Social Gerontology offers you the flexibility to advance your career while balancing your education with work and family. Classes are offered in Warrensburg, UCM - Lee’s Summit and online.

SOC 5001   Introduction to Graduate Study (1)
SOC 4894   Sociology of Aging (3)
SOC 5840   Applied Gerontology (3)
SWOK 4620 Social Services & Policy with Older Adults
NUR 4405   Aging of Self and Others (2)
SOC 5820   Management and Administration in Older Adult Settings (3)
SOC 5805   Populations Trends and Analysis OR
SOC 5810  Qualitative Analysis
SOC 6850   Internship in Gerontology (6) OR
SOC 6890   Thesis (6)
Department approved graduate electives (6)

For more information, visit the Graduate Catalog.