• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Aging Studies (Online) program at Wichita State University combines it's quality curriculum with the flexibility of a completely online format to prepare you for high-demand careers in the aging service industry.
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Overview

The Aging Studies (Online) program at Wichita State University is designed with a primary emphasis on aging studies. Collaborate with an academic advisor and choose courses that cater to your interests within a liberal-arts based education.

Careers

With an increasingly large aging population comes the need for well-trained aging specialists in a wide variety of settings, including:

  • Academia
  • Aging research and policy institutes
  • HMOs and hospitals
  • Mental health
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Skilled nursing facilities

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadlines for Basic Service.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Content:
  • The instructional mission of the degree programs in aging studies at Wichita State is to provide knowledge of aging and its impact on individuals, families and society to students preparing for or engaged in careers in which they will plan, manage and deliver services for the aging through public- or private-sector organizations, agencies or institutions.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Certification of Financial Support
    • Bank Statement or Financial Documents 
    • Official transcripts 
    • Test results (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, or ACT)
    • Copy of your passport name page

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 228 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 228 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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