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University of Massachusetts Boston

Program in Gerontology

Boston, MA

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University of Massachusetts Boston

Overview

University of Massachusetts Boston / Program in Gerontology is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Gerontology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
27
Accepted
20
Enrolled
66%

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.82%
Black or African American 8.2%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 3.28%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging with a chronic disability, pension policy and social security system, elderly minorities, health services research, living arrangements
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA  02125-3393
United States
Contact Dr. Jeffrey Burr
Department Chair
Email: jeffrey.burr@umb.edu
Phone: 617-287-7318

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