Gerontology in Arizona

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Arizona


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Arizona students graduate with degrees in gerontology. In other words, every year an estimated 58 gerontologists graduate from Arizona's 10 gerontology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a gerontology program is Northern Arizona University. Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Flagstaff. no students graduated with a degree in gerontology from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Students at Northern Arizona University paid $7,672 per year in tuition fees.

Prescott College, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a gerontology program. It is located in Prescott. In 2010, Prescott College graduated 0 students from its gerontology program. The tuition rate at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a gerontology program. It is located in Phoenix. In 2010, University of Phoenix-Online Campus graduated 66 students from its gerontology programs. Students at University of Phoenix-Online Campus paid $11,520 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's gerontology schools ranges from $26,235 per year to $1,488 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,893 per year. The Arizona gerontology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Online Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $11,520 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $10,440 per year

The following Arizona gerontology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year
  2. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Glendale Community College - located in Glendale, students are charged $1,734 per year

A gerontology degree from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of gerontology graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a gerontologist. Arizona had 660 gerontologists in 2010. The largest populations of Arizona gerontologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 340 gerontologists
  2. Pima County - 260 gerontologists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,220 gerontologists will be working in Arizona state. This would require the number of gerontologists to grow by 37%.

Salary

A gerontologist in Arizona makes an average of $80,580 per year. However, Arizona gerontologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $33,270 per year to more than $130,980 per year in 2010. On average a gerontologist earns the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Maricopa County - $72,210 per year
  2. Pima County - $54,640 per year

On average, gerontologists earns the least in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Pima County - $54,640 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $72,210 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in gerontology in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or gerontology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Gerontology in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Gerontology in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Arizona
  • Certificate in Gerontology in Arizona

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,484 miles from location Rio Salado College Tempe AZ 21.6861 n/a 20,865
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,484 miles from location University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus Phoenix AZ 8.96636 n/a 5,531
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
 

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 41,730 $70,220 34.6%
2
Medical and Health Services Managers + 6,520 $87,380 35.6%
3
Social and Human Service Assistants + 6,370 $28,800 44.8%
4
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 660 $80,580 46.7%
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 520 $60,040 -76.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are gerontology related jobs in Arizona