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Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Gerontology

Richmond, VA

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Virginia Commonwealth University

Overview

Virginia Commonwealth University / Department of Gerontology is located in Richmond, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Gerontology

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Research

Focus of faculty research: Alzheimer's disease, age-related alcoholism and suicide, pain perception, curriculum development and evaluation in gerontology/geriatrics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA  23284-9005
United States
Contact Dr. E. Ayn Welleford
Chair
Email: ewellefo@vcu.edu
Phone: 804-828-1565