Successful applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements for, and be accepted by, both the graduate school and the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program. Admission to the University of Utah Gerontology Interdisciplinary Master's degree is limited and selective. The Gerontology MS graduate program admits students once a year each fall semester. A cohort of approximately 12-15 students is accepted into the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Masters program each fall semester. Admission is not guaranteed to all individuals who meet the minimum admission criteria.
The following are the minimum requirements needed to apply for the Master's degree:
- Completion of a graduate admissions application.
- Completion of a Bachelor's degree
- Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- A personal interview (may be required)
Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), if applicable:
- NOT required for applicants with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher
- REQUIRED for applicants with a cumulative GPA of below 3.20; score cannot be in excess of five (5) years old
English Proficiency Exams (TOEFL or IELTS only)
Evidence of English-language proficiency is required for applicants whose first language is not English. Applicants are required to submit results of either the Test of English Foreign Language or IELTS. Minimum score requirements for admission can be found at the University of Utah Admissions Office.
International students without permanent residence status can not participate in our program since it is fully online.