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Welcome to the ULM Gerontology Program

Master of Arts in Gerontology (MA)

By 2050, the world’s population of people aged 60 and older will double.* As our population ages, professionals with knowledge and skills are needed to lead the response.

Become the practitioner, advocate, leader, and changemaker tomorrow needs.

With a Master of Arts in Gerontology from University of Louisiana Monroe, you can pursue an exciting career in Aging Studies, Long Term Care, Health Care Management, or Grief Care Management for a rewarding career providing high-quality services to the aging population.

If you are currently working in healthcare, business, psychology, education, or other areas, a Master’s in Gerontology can transition your career to better serve this expanding population.

ULM’s 100% online program is ideal for employed individuals who are interested in advancing or transitioning their current career.

View: ULM Gerontology Flyer PDF


Additional Options

The Senior Healthcare Management Certificate is a 15-hour fully online Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Gerontological Studies that consists of Gerontology and Business coursework.

The online Gerontology Minor is an 18-hour fully online add-on undergraduate minor in Gerontology.


For more information about this program, including admission requirements, contact


Robyn JordanAssistant Professor | Graduate Coordinator


*World Health Organization. (2023, September). Ageing and health. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/ageing-and-health