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University of South Florida

School of Aging Studies

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / School of Aging Studies is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Gerontology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Aging studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE is optional for applicants with a 3.25 GPA , a 3.50 GPA in a completed graduate (including professional degrees such as the JD and MD); preferred GRE score of at least 149V (41st percentile), 142Q (16th percentile), 3.5 analytical writing for students submitting GRE scores
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (preferred scores at or above the 50th percentile on Verbal, 30th percentile on quantitative, 50th percentile on analytical writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
12
Accepted
6
Enrolled
48%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 11th December 11th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE is optional for applicants with a 3.25 GPA , a 3.50 GPA in a completed graduate (including professional degrees such as the JD and MD); preferred GRE score of at least 149V (41st percentile), 142Q (16th percentile), 3.5 analytical writing for students submitting GRE scores
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; statement of purpose; resume; 2 letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (preferred scores at or above the 50th percentile on Verbal, 30th percentile on quantitative, 50th percentile on analytical writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25, three letters of recommendation, summary of career goals, single-authored writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 3
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 3.7%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.41%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging and mental health, public policy and long-term care, minority aging, care-giving, guardianship, cognitive aging, Alzheimer's disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
329,838

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Cathy L. McEvoy
Director and Professor
Email: cmcevoy@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-1940
Fax: 813-974-9754

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