Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Anthropology, Credits: 12
  • Economics, Credits: 12
  • Psychology, Credits: 12
  • Health Services Administration, Credits: 12
  • Biology, Credits: 12
  • Political Science, Credits: 12
  • Sociology, Credits: 48
  • Health, Credits: 13
  • Social Work, Credits: 12

About this Program

This program is a field of study that integrates several disciplinary perspectives on human aging, including sociology, social work, psychology, and biology. It explores the aging process of individuals and societies, including; the study of physical, mental, and social changes; the investigation of societal changes resulting from an aging population; and the application of this knowledge to policy and progarm development. Students must complete an emphasis in anthropology, biology, economics, health, health services administration, political science, psychology, social work, or sociology.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University Moorhead 56563

Labor Market Information

  • Statistical Assistants
  • Median wage:$24.57/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Survey Researchers
  • Median wage:$28.27/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Medical Scientists
  • Median wage:$26.71/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Social Science Research Assistants
  • Median wage:$26.52/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Avenue South Moorhead, MN 56563 Toll-Free: (877) 678-6463 Local: (218) 477-2161 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: