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Program Details

  • Award: Graduate Certificate
  • Credits: 15
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Gerontology is the study of he biological, psychological, and social/cultural aspects of aging. With the graying of America a wide variety of trained professionals will be needed to serve the aging population. Professionals with expertise in aging will be needed in program administration, planning and evaluation, social work, recreation, business, research, teaching, counseling, law, medicine and health care.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Statistical Assistants

  • Median wage: $26.00/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Social Science Research Assistants

  • Median wage: $21.73/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Medical Scientists

  • Median wage: $28.51/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Survey Researchers

  • Median wage: $30.95/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@mnsu.edu