Apply today for Fall 2023
VCU’s Department of Gerontology in the College of Health Professions was founded in 1976 and remains the only MS in Gerontology in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our mission to promote optimal aging for individuals and communities is evident through our innovative graduate and continuing education, scholarship, and university-community partnerships. Our graduates further our person-centered, transdisciplinary mission all over the country and globe. Request information about our programs: click here.
Schedule a meeting with faculty to discuss your goals and apply soon to be considered for Fall 2023. Contact Program Director Jen Pryor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply now: Graduate school application portal
Past info session details:
What is Gerontology and why should I become a VCU Gerontologist?
When: March 22 at noon. Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMuc-iqrjojGtDnX3sJ784K8s163ZkVy1pZ
VCU’s Department of Gerontology in the College of Health Professions was founded in 1976 and remains the only MS in Gerontology in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our mission to promote optimal aging for individuals and communities is evident through our innovative graduate and continuing education, scholarship, and university-community partnerships. Specific areas of gerontological expertise are in high demand within a variety of professions, and this need will continue to grow -- fast. Join us to learn about the field of gerontology and why VCU Gerontology is the top choice for anyone looking to join this field or enhance their career.
Assisted Living Administration: Open the Door to this Career
When: April 5 at 11am. Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAscO2hpz4iGNB8XwaqQIitPqPhWD8YNqEb
Be the change and usher in a new era of leadership in the field of assisted living. VCU Gerontology is the top choice for anyone looking to join this field or enhance their career. With licensed Assisted Living Facility Administrators who are also faculty members in the VCU Department of Gerontology, VCU Gerontology has the only NAB accredited degree program earning a Master’s in Gerontology with an Assisted Living Administration emphasis in the United States.
Make a Difference: Become a Geriatric Care Manager
When: May 2 at 11 am. Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvde2vqD4vGtN0n_1kzWrju0jn477Kc_l3
Our communities need more certified Geriatric Care Managers, and now is a great time to jump into this fast growing field. You can complete the program at your own pace as either a full-time or part-time student. The entire program can be completed either in person, online, or a hybrid of both. And now for online students, our programs are residency tuition neutral! Online out-of-state students pay the same as in-state students.
Get Your 30-Credit Gerontology Master’s Degree or 15-Credit Certificate as a VCU Employee
Tuition reimbursement is a benefit of VCU employment that you should not squander, and VCU Gerontology is a great place to take part in this excellent program. A degree in gerontology provides key professional and personal development for your career and life. Gerontology is the study of aging, and VCU Gerontology has a strong commitment to viewing aging as a lifespan journey toward elderhood. Come join us!
Ram Opportunity: Using Ram Opportunity to Get Your Gerontology Master's Degree
We are here to prepare you at VCU Gerontology, and launch you in an amazing career path. Master's students can customize their program of study with specialty areas that are relevant to their career goals. Our students have a wide diversity of undergraduate majors, which makes for rich and dynamic learning. VCU Gerontology has a strong positive relationship with the wider community, which provides students many opportunities for networking, learning, engaging, and applying knowledge and skills acquired from courses.