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Erickson School of Aging Studies

Program Description

The graduate programs at the Erickson School of Aging Studies provide integrated, interdisciplinary professional training for leaders in the growing longevity economy. Graduates will meet a growing workforce need for leaders with professional education to serve in management positions in public, private, and non-profit/advocacy organizations providing services to older adults.

The Erickson School of Aging Studies’ goal is to prepare graduates to apply this integrated perspective in leadership positions in a broad array of aging services organizations from government agencies/organizations and advocacy/non-profit groups to a variety of positions in the for-profit business arena.

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Degrees Offered: M.A. in Management of Aging Services
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Principles of Management of Aging Services
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Senior Housing Administration
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Management of Dementia Care Services

Tracks/Concentrations:  N/A

Department:  Erickson School of Aging Studies

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time, part-time

Online or On Campus:  On Campus, Online, and Hybrid

Accelerated Program

Admissions Requirements

Additional letters of reference and professional resume required

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Fall Admission Deadline: June 1

Spring Admission Deadline: December 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info:  443-543-5607

Graduate Program Director:

Melissa Roane, 443-543-5623, melissar@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Nick Ocasio, 443-543-5602, nocasio1@umbc.edu

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