48 months
26100 USD/year
26100 USD/year
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Gerontology from Madonna University helps you gain hands-on experience through internships in various community and long-term care settings


Gerontology from Madonna University prepares you to become an expert in advocating for older adults and accessing community resources and enhance your marketability with a certificate in dementia care or care management.

You will experience the appreciation of older clients as you assist them in gaining benefits, finding appropriate housing, acquiring health and technology literacy, and accessing needed services. To achieve this goal, you will learn about the physical, social, psychological, and spiritual aspects of growing older in American society.\


  • Admissions director
  • Care coordinator
  • Community health worker
  • Community liaison
  • Insurance administrator
  • Intake coordinator
  • Life enrichment director
  • Residential housing administrator
  • Senior center director
  • Service coordinator
  • Volunteer manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aging Experience
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
  • Programs and Services for Older Adults
  • Program Development for Adult Education and Events
  • Psychology of Midlife and Aging 
  • Legal Issues for Older Adults
  • Societies and Aging
  • Professional Development
  • Supporting Family Caregivers
  • Addressing Behavior Changes in Dementia
  • Care Management for Older Adults
  • Public Policy and Resources in Aging 
  • Nursing Home Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application for undergraduate admissions
  • Official high school transcript (final transcript after graduation with graduation date posted)
  • ACT/SAT score(s), if applicable
  • AP, IB test score(s), if applicable
  • Dual Enrollment/college transcript, if applicable

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13050 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13050 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Livonia

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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