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Ph.D. On Campus

Gerontology

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

24 months
Duration
1132 USD/credit 37922 USD/year
1132 USD/credit 37922 USD/year
659 USD/credit 22076 USD/year
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About

The Doctoral Program in Gerontology is an intercampus, interdisciplinary research degree program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine on the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus and the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).

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Overview

Program Overview

The doctoral program in Gerontology , jointly offered by University of Maryland Baltimore County and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), provides an interdisciplinary and integrative perspective on the process of human aging and the experiences of growing old. The goal of the program is to train a new generation of scholars conversant with interdisciplinary and integrative paradigms and research designs to examine the unique, reciprocal and dynamic nature of aging in context.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Aging Policy
  • Epidemiology of Aging
  • Sociocultural Gerontology
  • Biology of Aging

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

67 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application 
  • Three letters of recommendation (including some from academic personnel)
  • General GRE test scores taken within the last 5 years. All applicants are required to submit GRE scores regardless of background
  • Transcripts 
  • Statement of academic goals and research interests. The statement of academic goals and research interests serves as a writing sample and is your chance to express your reason(s) for studying Gerontology, why you are interested in our program in particular, and your future plans.
  • A TOEFL must be submitted for International Students that do not have a Bachelors or Masters degree from a U.S. institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1132 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    37922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1132 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    22076 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

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