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Gerontology at Capella University

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Gerontology at Capella University

What traits are you looking for in a gerontology school? To help you decide if Capella University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's gerontology program.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and approximately 36,284 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Gerontology section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Gerontology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Gerontology

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Capella University does offer online education options in gerontology for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

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Gerontology Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the gerontology majors at Capella University.

Capella University Gerontology Master’s Program

100% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
The gerontology program at Capella University awarded 16 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 0% of these degrees went to men with the other 100% going to women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Gerontology Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a gerontology master's degree from Capella University, 75% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in gerontology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Gerontology Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Careers That Gerontology Grads May Go Into

A degree in gerontology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Medical Scientists 2,920 $92,920
Social Scientists 460 $94,380


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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