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Gerontology Schools in Connecticut

There are two schools in the state of Connecticut offering gerontology programs. In 2010, 11 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut gerontology schools. Seven of all these students graduated with masters degrees and four of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, six students graduate from gerontology programs in Connecticut every year. This accounts for 1% of gerontology students who US schools graduate. More specifically, four students graduated with certificates in gerontology and seven with a master's level degree.

Two gerontology schools are in Connecticut. Out of these, while one school is public, one school is private. Tuition at a private gerontology school is $28,530.

Average tuition for programs in gerontology is $28,530.

Connecticut gerontology schools offer certificates and masters degrees.

Gerontology Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, six students graduate from gerontology programs in Connecticut every year. This accounts for 1% of gerontology students who US schools graduate. More specifically, four students graduated with certificates in gerontology and seven with a master's level degree.

Gerontology Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 10
  • Master 2010: 7

Gerontology Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of three programs in gerontology. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Gerontology Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 2
  • Master: 1

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22760
  • 25th Percentile: 28610
  • Median: 39290
  • 75th Percentile: 49160
  • 90th Percentile: 55500

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58680
  • 25th Percentile: 73730
  • Median: 91820
  • 75th Percentile: 125000
  • 90th Percentile: 165580

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27490
  • 25th Percentile: 36330
  • Median: 52300
  • 75th Percentile: 73340
  • 90th Percentile: 84950

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37500
  • Median Salary 2007: 40030
  • Median Salary 2008: 40800
  • Median Salary 2009: 40310
  • Median Salary 2010: 39290
  • Total Employed 2006: 7800
  • Total Employed 2007: 6970
  • Total Employed 2008: 7120
  • Total Employed 2009: 7140
  • Total Employed 2010: 7440

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80950
  • Median Salary 2007: 78280
  • Median Salary 2008: 79740
  • Median Salary 2009: 82680
  • Median Salary 2010: 91820
  • Total Employed 2006: 2310
  • Total Employed 2007: 2270
  • Total Employed 2008: 2270
  • Total Employed 2009: 2380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1830

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50380
  • Median Salary 2007: 52280
  • Median Salary 2008: 54350
  • Median Salary 2009: 48230
  • Median Salary 2010: 52300
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Connecticut vs National Gerontology Employment

Connecticut vs National Gerontology Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.831% (9540)

Gerontology Schools in Connecticut

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1. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1903. WestConn, which is near the center of the city, is in Danbury, CT. WCSU is the 15th biggest institution in the state of Connecticut. It offers subjects including chemistry and language. WCSU offers students three certificates, one associates level degree, 37 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 degrees at the masters level, and one degree at the doctoral level. 6,582 students pursued degrees from the 49 programs at WCSU in 2010. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. WestConn is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut.

2. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is 2.5 miles from the center of the city and it offers one gerontology program. Overall, 6,740 students pursue degrees in 53 Norwalk Community College programs. This community college is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering gerontology in terms of programs.

3. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in West Hartford, CT. SJC offers two programs in gerontology. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in gerontology and one degree at the master's level in gerontology. SJC is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. It is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering gerontology in terms of programs.