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Gerontology Schools in Florida

There are two schools in the state of Florida offering gerontology programs. 58 students graduated with degrees from Florida gerontology schools in 2010. 49 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

71 students graduate from programs in Florida in gerontology, on average, per year. This accounts for 11% of gerontology students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 49 students graduated with a gerontology degree at the bachelor's level, six with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Two gerontology schools are located in this state. Of these, one school is private, while one school is public. While public gerontology school tuition is $5,198, private gerontology school tuition is $13,452.

Average tuition for programs in gerontology is $7,127. The lowest tuition in Florida, which is $5,198 per year, is at the University of South Florida-Main, while the highest tuition for gerontology programs, which is $13,452 each year, is at Bethune-Cookman University.

Gerontology schools in Florida offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Gerontology Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

71 students graduate from programs in Florida in gerontology, on average, per year. This accounts for 11% of gerontology students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 49 students graduated with a gerontology degree at the bachelor's level, six with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Gerontology Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 56
  • Bachelor 2007: 61
  • Bachelor 2008: 68
  • Bachelor 2009: 69
  • Bachelor 2010: 49
  • Master 2006: 8
  • Master 2007: 10
  • Master 2008: 11
  • Master 2009: 10
  • Master 2010: 6
  • Doctorate 2006: 4
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 5
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Gerontology Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of four programs in gerontology. Of these programs, approximately 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Gerontology Program Availability in Florida

  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20170
  • 25th Percentile: 24750
  • Median: 28140
  • 75th Percentile: 33060
  • 90th Percentile: 40210

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38550
  • 25th Percentile: 51140
  • Median: 96910
  • 75th Percentile: 112900
  • 90th Percentile: 142100

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26880
  • 25th Percentile: 34560
  • Median: 46220
  • 75th Percentile: 63150
  • 90th Percentile: 75220

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27550
  • Median Salary 2007: 27930
  • Median Salary 2008: 27965
  • Median Salary 2009: 28000
  • Median Salary 2010: 28140
  • Total Employed 2006: 12210
  • Total Employed 2007: 12100
  • Total Employed 2008: 11230
  • Total Employed 2009: 10360
  • Total Employed 2010: 11280

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65500
  • Median Salary 2007: 62360
  • Median Salary 2008: 54910
  • Median Salary 2009: 78740
  • Median Salary 2010: 96910
  • Total Employed 2006: 1670
  • Total Employed 2007: 1980
  • Total Employed 2008: 1530
  • Total Employed 2009: 2600
  • Total Employed 2010: 2390

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35350
  • Median Salary 2007: 35300
  • Median Salary 2008: 40100
  • Median Salary 2009: 42750
  • Median Salary 2010: 46220
  • Total Employed 2006: 2640
  • Total Employed 2007: 2370
  • Total Employed 2008: 2050
  • Total Employed 2009: 2130
  • Total Employed 2010: 2080

Florida vs National Gerontology Employment

Florida vs National Gerontology Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 3.023% (15750)

Gerontology Schools in Florida

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1. Edward Waters College

1658 Kings Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 470-8000

Founded in 1866, Edward Waters College is a historically black 4-year institution. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Jacksonville, FL. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida. It offers students 17 bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 769 students pursued degrees from the 17 programs at EWC. EWC offers subjects such as business administration, sociology, and liberal arts. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits EWC.

2. Bethune-Cookman University

640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
(386) 481-2000

Bethune-Cookman University, which is near the center of the city, is in Daytona Beach, FL and this school offers one program in gerontology. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida. In terms of programs, this medium-sized school is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering gerontology.

3. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main offers three programs in gerontology. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level gerontology degree by this university, one degree at the master's level in gerontology, and one gerontology degree at the doctorate level. This university, which is 7.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tampa, FL. 40,431 students pursue degrees in 206 USF programs, overall. USF is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering gerontology.