Gerontology in Missouri

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Missouri


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Missouri graduates receive degrees in gerontology. Thus, Missouri's 6 gerontology schools put out approximately 38 gerontologists each year.

Top Schools

Webster University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a gerontology program. It is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Webster University's gerontology program. The tuition rate at Webster University was $21,748 per year.

Lindenwood University, which is located in Saint Charles, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a gerontology program. It received a ranking of 43rd in the country in 2010. 8 students graduated with degree in gerontology from Lindenwood University in 2010. The tuition rate at Lindenwood University was $13,540 per year.

Missouri State University, which is located in Springfield, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a gerontology program. It received a ranking of 65th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Missouri State University gerontology program. Missouri State University charged in-state students $6,276 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Missouri gerontology school, average tuition will be $9,463 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,276 per year to $21,748 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri gerontology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Webster University - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $21,748 per year
  2. Lindenwood University - located in Saint Charles, students are charged $13,540 per year
  3. University of Missouri-St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $8,631 per year

The following Missouri gerontology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Missouri State University - located in Springfield, students are charged $6,276 per year
  2. University of Central Missouri - located in Warrensburg, students are charged $6,585 per year
  3. University of Missouri-St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $8,631 per year

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

Most people who graduate from gerontology school in Missouri go on to work as a gerontologist. 460 gerontologists were working in Missouri in 2010. The Missouri counties with the largest populations of gerontologists are:

  1. Franklin County - 860 gerontologists
  2. Bond County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of gerontologists in the state of Missouri will grow to 2,650. This would require a 31% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, gerontologists earn $79,770 per year. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for gerontologists:

  1. Bond County - $76,870 per year
  2. Franklin County - $73,280 per year

A gerontologist in the following counties in Missouri make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Franklin County - $73,280 per year
  2. Bond County - $76,870 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in gerontology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse practitioning or gerontology.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Gerontology in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,244 miles from location Webster University Saint Louis MO 70.0021 38% 19,372
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,362 miles from location A T Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville MO 0.442487 n/a 3,702
 

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 66,810 $59,140 25.0%
2
Medical and Health Services Managers + 4,390 $77,000 24.0%
3
Social and Human Service Assistants + 3,150 $29,350 -6.0%
4
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 460 $79,770 -76.3%
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 210 $57,830 -94.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are gerontology related jobs in Missouri