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Master of Science in Human Development and Family Science: Gerontology

Gerontology is the multidisciplinary study of the aging processes and individuals as they grow from middle age through later life. Students will study the physical, mental and social changes in people as they age.

The Gerontology Program offers a Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Science with a concentration in Gerontology. A typical student will take three years to complete the master's program, taking one or two courses a semester.

While engaging in the Gerontology program, you will:

  • Develop competencies that may lead to professional certification
  • Have flexible schedules to meet your busy lifestyle

Contact Information

Coordinator, Distance Education Support Services
Susan Malec, M.A.
susan.malec@okstate.edu

Great Plains IDEA Graduate Programs Coordinator
Shiretta Ownbey, Ph.D.
shiretta.ownbey@okstate.edu

Oklahoma State University
101 Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-4582