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Gerontology, B.Sc.

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Overview

Why study Gerontology at Madonna University?

  • One out of five Michiganders is age 60 or over, and long-term care is the tenth largest employer in the U.S.
  • Gain hands-on experience through internships in various community and long-term care settings
  • Become an expert in advocating for older adults and accessing community resources
  • Enhance your marketability with a certificate in dementia care or care management
  • Faculty members are respected professionals, who share real life experiences and skills
  • Learn from anywhere you have an internet connection - you can complete this degree in the classroom or in a degree completion format 100% online
Gain skills, promote positive aging, and help older adults retain their health and well-being so they can achieve their highest potential. 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. You’ll sharpen your communication and critical thinking skills, and graduate prepared to find and master a rewarding career working in the aging field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Aging Experience
  • Introduction to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
  • Programs and Services for Older Adults
  • Program Development for Adult Education and Events

English Language Requirements

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    6

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    70

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General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    770 USD/credit
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  • National

    770 USD/credit
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Living costs for Lovejoy

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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