Department of Social Work

The Master of Science in Gerontology trains professionals for leading roles to meet the needs of America’s growing elderly population. We graduate students who understand the basic processes of aging, apply theoretical approaches to aging to their particular fields and circumstances, and can evaluate information about older adults from various sources and perspectives.

The MS in Gerontology is the only fully online graduate program in Gerontology in the state of North Carolina.

This Master of Science in Gerontology is accredited by the Accreditation for Gerontology Education Council and meets the standards for gerontology programs by the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), the professional organization of post-secondary gerontology programs in the United States.

Gerontology Accreditation

Admission to the MS Program is handled through the UNC Greensboro Graduate School. For more information including application requirements and deadlines, see the Guide to Graduate Admission.