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Gerontology

University of Kentucky

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About

The Doctor of Philosophy in Gerontology at University of Kentucky places an emphasis on developing an understanding of the older person, from the level of the physiological and psychological effects of aging on the individual, to the influence of society as a whole, as well as research theory and practice in the field. 

Overview

Gerontology students from University of Kentucky come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, including laboratory sciences, healthcare, social sciences, and government and non-profit work; they go on to careers in teaching, service, and as national and international leaders in research on aging.

Why choose the PhD in Gerontology?

  • Being part of one of the oldest doctoral programs in Gerontology in the nation has allowed me to connect with leaders in our field, and to develop a clear academic career trajectory.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Aging In Today’s World
  • Geriatric Pharmacy
  • Aging And Environment
  • A Study Of The Older Person
  • Psychology Of Aging
  • Biology Of Aging

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Language

English

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On Campus

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Tuition Fee

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 USD /month
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