Gerontology in Georgia

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Georgia


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Georgia receive gerontology degrees every year. That means an estimated 20 gerontologists graduate from Georgia's 4 gerontology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a gerontology program is Georgia State University, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Georgia State University's gerontology program. Georgia State University charged in-state students $8,698 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a gerontology program is Brenau University, which is located in Gainesville. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. 4 students graduated with degree in gerontology from Brenau University in 2010. Students at Brenau University paid $20,130 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a gerontology program is Southwest Georgia Technical College, which is located in Thomasville. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Southwest Georgia Technical College gerontology program. The tuition rate at Southwest Georgia Technical College was $2,268 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Georgia's gerontology schools ranges from $20,130 per year to $1,863 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,240 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia gerontology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Brenau University - located in Gainesville, students are charged $20,130 per year
  2. Georgia State University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $8,698 per year
  3. Southwest Georgia Technical College - located in Thomasville, students are charged $2,268 per year

The gerontology schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Southwest Georgia Technical College - located in Thomasville, students are charged $2,268 per year
  3. Georgia State University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $8,698 per year

A gerontology degree from a Georgia school... what next?

The highest percentage of gerontology graduates in Georgia pursue careers as a gerontologist. In 2010, there were 680 gerontologists working in Georgia. The largest populations of Georgia gerontologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 440 gerontologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of gerontologists in the state of Georgia will grow to 660. This would require a 28% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a gerontologist earns a salary of $72,160 per year in Georgia state. In 2010, however, some Georgia gerontologists earned as little as less than $35,800 per year or as much as more than $132,160 per year. On average a gerontologist earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $82,370 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in gerontology in Georgia 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 Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Georgia
  • Certificate in Gerontology in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,858 miles from location Central Georgia Technical College Macon GA 13.7605 n/a 6,950
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,866 miles from location Southwest Georgia Technical College Thomasville GA 14.2445 n/a 1,721
 

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 65,390 $61,670 9.5%
2
Medical and Health Services Managers + 11,260 $85,570 68.8%
3
Social and Human Service Assistants + 9,360 $27,950 36.8%
4
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 1,740 $98,580
5
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 680 $72,160 58.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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