The application deadline for fall admission is June1 of each year.
(The application deadline for spring admission is October 1 of each year)
Completion of the admission process prior to that date is required for consideration for admission to the Master of Science degree in Gerontology.
If you are interested in taking courses in a Spring semester, prior to your proposed admission to the program, please contact Dr. Barbara White for information about registration through "Open University".
* If you are interested in a Certificate in Gerontology to complement your major field of study, please go to the bottom of this webpage.
Graduate Student Resources (Click Here)
Gerontology scholarship available $250-$500 in the spring of each semester by application. Generously donated by or in honor of the following:
For Scholarrship application form, please contact the Graduate Advisor
Please visit the Gerontology Certificate website for admission requirements and the application process
Program Director and Graduate Advisor
Phone Number: (562)985-1582
please note: For Fall 2014 Dr. White is also the Gerontology Certificate Advisor
Gerontology Certificate Advisor
Dr. Maria Claver
Phone Number: (562)985-4495
please note: Fall 2014 - Dr. Claver is in sabbatical; please refer to Dr. White for gerontology certificate advise
William Goeller, MS
please note: For Fall 2014, Mr. Goeller is the Faculty Advisor for our National Honor Society of Gerontology Chpater (G.A.H.P.S.)
Lisa Lares, MS
Cynthia Schlesinger, MS
Melanie Weir, MS
Program Graduate Assistant