Gerontology in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Nebraska


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Nebraska receive gerontology degrees every year. Thus, Nebraska's 2 gerontology schools put out approximately 6 gerontologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska with a gerontology program is University of Nebraska at Omaha, which is located in Omaha. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, University of Nebraska at Omaha graduated 13 students from its gerontology program. Tuition at University of Nebraska at Omaha was $6,626 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska with a gerontology program is Concordia University, which is located in Seward. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. 2 students graduated with degree in gerontology from Concordia University in 2010. Tuition at Concordia University was $22,115 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nebraska's gerontology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $14,371 per year, though tuition can range from $22,115 per year to $6,626 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nebraska gerontology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Concordia University - located in Seward, students are charged $22,115 per year
  2. University of Nebraska at Omaha - located in Omaha, students are charged $6,626 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Nebraska gerontology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Nebraska at Omaha - located in Omaha, students are charged $6,626 per year
  2. Concordia University - located in Seward, students are charged $22,115 per year

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

Most people who graduate from gerontology school in Nebraska go on to work as a gerontologist. If you decide to work as a gerontologist in Nebraska, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 240 Nebraska gerontologists as of 2010. The largest populations of Nebraska gerontologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Lancaster County

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 520 gerontologists will be working in Nebraska state. This would require the number of gerontologists to grow by 38%.

Salary

A gerontologist in Nebraska makes an average of $50,390 per year. However, Nebraska gerontologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $37,220 per year to more than $101,030 per year in 2010. A gerontologist in the following Nebraska counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lancaster County - $59,240 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in gerontology in Nebraska 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,537 miles from location University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha NE 28.9639 47% 14,620
6,595 miles from location Concordia University Seward NE 26.8646 30% 1,717
 

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 18,780 $56,480 14.1%
2
Social and Human Service Assistants + 4,530 $23,900 -9.4%
3
Medical and Health Services Managers + 2,290 $80,940 6.0%
4
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 240 $50,390 -14.3%
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 160 n/a
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are gerontology related jobs in Nebraska