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Bachelor of Science
Gerontology and Aging Services

Gerontology and Aging Services
Bachelor of Science
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Required internship (can be virtual)
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

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Join the rapidly growing labor force serving the healthcare needs of an aging population.

With a bachelor’s degree in gerontology and aging services from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll learn about the physiological, social, psychological, and health aspects of aging, and gain an understanding of programs, services, and policies that impact how we age and live as older adults. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, will provide you with hands-on experiences in the aging services sector in preparation for a career that improves quality of life for this important and growing segment of the population.

Total Credits Required: 120

Required Major Courses : 33 Credits

  • (3 Credits, GERO 100)
  • GERO 301
  • (3 Credits, GERO 302)
  • GERO 306
  • (3 Credits, GERO 311)
  • (3 Credits, GERO 320)
  • (3 Credits, GERO 338)
  • GERO 342
  • (3 Credits, GERO 390)
  • (3 Credits, GERO 427)
  • (3 Credits, GERO 486A)
    You must take this Workplace Learning course concurrently with a new internship or work project related to your academic program. Prior program approval is required.

Related Required Course

The following may be applied to general education requirements:

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

General Education Courses: 41 Credits

Review the options available to fulfill the 41 credits of general education coursework for bachelor's degrees.

Minor and Elective Courses: 46 Credits

Review a list of available academic minors or see the course catalog or Schedule of Classes to help you select elective courses.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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