Gerontology Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Gerontology Degree

Gerontology is a interdisciplinary field of study that seeks to understand the aging process through social impact, biological, mental, physical, environmental, and societal. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer gerontology degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Gerontology program at Mason, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Description

Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research.

Transportation Planners

Description

Prepare studies for proposed transportation projects. Gather, compile, and analyze data. Study the use and operation of transportation systems. Develop transportation models or simulations.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, transportation planners employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 7
    • Average Hourly Rate: $51.36
    • Average Annual Salary: $106830

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Gerontology Programs in Virginia

Gerontology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College

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  • Gerontology (B)

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