Gerontology MS

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: October 15, December 15, January 15, February 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: $35
Intakes: Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn
International tuition: $17,745
Domestic tuition: $17,745

Program overview

Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self-control. Each student will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



    Specific program requirements:

    1) Minimum college cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 3.0
    2) All prerequisites with a “C” or better
    3) Application with personal statement
    4) Official transcripts from all college credits
    5) Pre-entrance exams (TEAS & Critical Thinking)
    6) Three letters of recommendation (2 from instructors)
    7) Completion of HS or equivalent All qualified applicants will be invited to interview

    English language entry requirements:


    • scores are valid for two years from the test date
    • minimum scores: 80 - Internet-based, 550 - paper-based, including a minimum final score of 5.0 on the TWE part (Test of Written English)


    • scores are valid for two years from the test date
    • LLU minimum score is 6.5

    Career opportunities

    Gerontologist can work in hospitals, nursing homes, or retirement communities either working directly with older adults or in administrative roles overseeing proper care procedures. Many Gerontologists work in the areas of advocacy or as consultants and/or directors for community programs and senior centers. Teaching and research are also career options.

    Campus location

    Loma Linda , United States

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