Why a Master’s in Gerontology?

According to the Association for Gerontology, Gerontology degrees are desirable because:

  • Expanding career opportunities
  • A stimulating, challenging field
  • Multi-disciplinary opportunities
  • Potential to make a difference


Kentucky State University’s beautiful campus, which overlooks the rolling Bluegrass hills of Central Kentucky, is located in the Commonwealth’s capital. The university’s proximity to Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati creates ample opportunity for collaborative learning, research and community engagement.