Find out how to help an aging patient population in our gerontology program

Earn your gerontology degree, by taking one course a time - and help yourself find a rewarding career serving the senior population.

You're interested in pursuing higher education - so earning your gerontology degree online could be the right step toward your future. Take your classroom on the go and fit education into your life with flexible online classes. We'll provide you with helpful student resources - arming you with the tools to help you succeed on your path to earning your degree.

Furthering your education with an online gerontology degree may help prepare you for  career opportunities. If you're looking to work in human services, retirement communities, healthcare - or a government agency studying the effects of aging or the care our senior populations receives, you've come to the right place.

The curricula within the gerontology degree program follows the standards provided by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).



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We offer the following gerontology degree program:




Master of Health Administration with a concentration in Gerontology:

In this graduate-level online gerontology degree program, you’ll learn the physical, emotional and cultural needs of the elderly; as well as the human services, economic and legal factors that influence them. You’ll learn the knowledge and methodologies of human aging as it relates to:

  • social sciences
  • psychology
  • biological and health sciences


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We promise you'll keep the same affordable tuition until you graduate from your degree program. Count on tuition to be as dependable as your education.

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The curricula in the Master of Heath Administration with a concentration in Gerontology program at the University of Phoenix follows the standards provided by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).


Since its founding in 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Speak with an enrollment representative to learn more about the admissions process.

Take the next step and improve your life while improving the lives of the elderly — earn your gerontology degree online on your time.

Please include Program Purpose Statement.: The Gerontology Certificate is a certificate program that provides a foundation of knowledge in the field of gerontology. This program does not prepare students for any type of professional certification or licensure as a counselor or mental health provider.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.