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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

PhD Program in Gerontology at UMB/UMBC

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / PhD Program in Gerontology at UMB/UMBC is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epidemiology of aging
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social, cultural, and behavioral sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Aging policy issues

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
20%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Spring deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 15%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 0
Part-time - 15
Male (5)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging and health policy, behavioral aspects of aging, epidemiology of aging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,205,195

Location & Contact

Address 660 West Redwood Street, HH 222
Baltimore, MD  21201
United States
Contact Dr. John Schumacher
Co-Director, UMBC Campus
Email: jschuma@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-3184
Fax: 410-455-2074

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