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EIU Master of Arts in Aging Studies

Program Overview

Awards and Achievements

The M.A. in Aging Studies program is designated a National Program of Merit by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE). The M.A. in Aging Studies at Eastern Illinois University is 1 of only 4 graduate degree programs in the U.S. to hold this designation.

Students

Aging Studies students come with a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. Some examples include: family and consumer sciences, psychology, sociology, health studies, and kinesiology. Graduates of the program are succeeding in careers entailing advocacy roles, administrative leadership positions, and coordination of direct care services for older adults. 

Faculty

Our Aging Studies faculty represent multiple academic units at Eastern Illinois University: Communication Studies, Family and Consumer Sciences, Health Promotion, Kinesiology and Sports Studies, Psychology, and Secondary Education and Foundations. Our faculty members are actively engaged in research and community collaborations. To learn more about our Aging Studies faculty members, please visit their EIU profile websites.

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Contact Information

Master of Arts in Aging Studies

Eastern Illinois University
2010 Klehm Hall
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-6350
17-581-6076
Fax: 217-581-6090
kaorourke@eiu.edu


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