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Texas State University

Program in Dementia and Aging Studies

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Dementia and Aging Studies is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
58%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, background course work in social science or gerontology, resume, statement of purpose describing personal goals, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,930
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.57%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Generativity, cognition, elder care, and community-based intervention programs; End of life dementia care, marriage and dementia; spirituality and dementia; Social antecedents of productive activity: The role of human, social, and cultural capital; Public Health of Aging; Epidemiology and Aging; Health Disparities; Healthcare and Health Promotion; Chronic Disease Management; Global Health.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Patti Giuffre
Graduate Advisor
Email: pg07@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8983
Fax: 512-245-8362

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