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Connect to Your Future in Aging Studies

A master's degree in Aging Studies from Wichita State University's College of Health Professions will provide you a career pathway for sustaining and improving the quality of life of the aging population.

 You can personalize your degree by choosing a specialization in social science, public health, or administration.

Are you ready to make a difference?

An estimated 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. Americans are living longer, and according to the Elder Care Workforce Alliance, the United States is not properly prepared to meet current and future workforce needs for its aging adult population.


The master’s degree program features three different concentrations:

  • Administration
  • Public Health
  • Social Sciences

The program requires 30 credit hours for completion which can be completed in as little as three semesters.


A master's degree in Aging Studies is ideal for working professionals who desire to become more qualified to work with the aging population in a range of professions like:

  • Business
  • Social work
  • Senior living
  • Senior services
  • Wellness
  • Education

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