Urban setting
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Overview

Northeastern Illinois University / Program in Gerontology is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Paper and project or thesis, practicum

Admissions

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline August 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements 15 hours in social sciences (3 hours in gerontology), course in research methods or statistics, minimum GPA of 2.75
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA

Research

Focus of faculty research: Later life development, cultural diversity, humanities and aging, elder abuse, AIDS and aging, computer training
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3701 West Bryn Mawr
LWH 0041
Chicago, IL  60625
United States
Contact Dr. Lisa Hollis-Sawyer
Coordinator/Advisor
Email: l-hollissawyer@neiu.edu
Phone: 773-442-5846