What will I learn?

WSU's bachelor's degree in aging studies combines its quality curriculum with the flexibility of a completely online format—and two undergraduate degree options—to prepare you for high-demand careers in the aging service industry.

Curriculum

Choose from two completely online options: Bachelor of Arts Field Major in Aging Studies: Design a program of study with a primary emphasis on aging studies. Collaborate with an academic advisor and choose courses that cater to your interests within a liberal-arts based education. Bachelor of General Studies – aging studies emphasis: Study three academic disciplines—with an emphasis on aging studies—to gain a diverse set of skills for success in a wide variety of health- and aging-related careers.

Careers

With an increasingly large aging population comes the need for well-trained aging specialists in a wide variety of settings, including:

Academia, Aging research and policy institutes, HMOs and hospitals, Mental health, Pharmaceutical companies, Skilled nursing facilities

Which department am I in?

College of Health Professions

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,800.00 per year
USD $540.27 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 March 2022, 1 June 2022

Start date

18 January 2022, 6 June 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

College of Health Professions

1845 Fairmount Street,

WICHITA,

Kansas,

67260, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must: Be enrolled in, or admitted to, WSU. Have completed, or have plans to complete, the prerequisite requirements. Have an overall minimum GPA of 2.75. For Nursing: Students must have GPA with no grade lower than a 2.0 in any of the specified required courses.

For international students

Students who have completed high school (or will soon graduate from high school) are eligible to apply

English proficiency may be demonstrated in the following ways:

  • Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): 72
  • Wichita State Institutional TOEFL (PBT): 530
  • IELTS Academic or IELTS Indicator overall band score: 6.0
  • PTE Academic: 49

Application deadline: Spring term - Sep 15 (Basic Service), Nov 01 (Standard Service), Dec 01 (Premium Service); Fall term - Apr 15 (Basic Service), Jun 01 (Standard Service), Jul 01 (Premium Service); Summer term - Feb 1 (Basic Service), Mar 01 (Standard Service), Apr 01 (Premium Service)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Wichita State University

Wichita State is a public university that offers high quality education, affordable tuition, and real-world experience.

  • One of the most affordable research universities in the U.S.
  • Over 225 majors to choose from across diverse colleges
  • Affiliates on campus offer research & job opportunities
  • Scholarship of USD 4,800+ for students with GPA of 3.0

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