Program in Dementia and Aging Studies College of Liberal Arts Texas State University

Program in Dementia and Aging Studies College of Liberal Arts Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
76%
24%
student ratio
41
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Gerontology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbaccalaureate 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, and statement of purpose describing personal goals, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Female Percentage76%
    • Male Percentage24%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Part-time Percentage71%
    • Full-time Percentage29%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino17%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty7
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEvaluation of Harris Counties Protective Services, advancing peer support in integrated health care evaluation, evaluate early childhood mental health program
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$37,358

Location & Contact

Program in Dementia and Aging Studies

College of Liberal Arts
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Patti Giuffre

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 512-245-8983
Fax: 512-245-8362
Email: pg07@txstate.edu

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365
Email: gradcollege@txstate.edu


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