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Gerontology Schools in Iowa

There are two schools in the state of Iowa offering gerontology programs. 25 students graduated with degrees from Iowa gerontology schools in 2010. 13 of all these students graduated with certificates and 12 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

17 students graduate from gerontology programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from gerontology programs. More specifically, 13 students graduated with gerontology certificates and 12 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Two gerontology schools are in this state. And of these, two schools are public. Public gerontology school tuition varies from $7,008 to $7,417.

Average tuition for programs in gerontology is $7,265. The lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Northern Iowa, while the highest tuition for gerontology programs, which is $7,417 every year, is at the University of Iowa.

Schools in Iowa offer certificates and bachelors degrees for students pursing gerontology. No gerontology students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level.

Gerontology Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

17 students graduate from gerontology programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from gerontology programs. More specifically, 13 students graduated with gerontology certificates and 12 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Gerontology Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 12
  • Certificate 2010: 13
  • Bachelor 2006: 6
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 5
  • Bachelor 2009: 7
  • Bachelor 2010: 12

Gerontology Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of two programs in gerontology. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Gerontology Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15250
  • 25th Percentile: 18880
  • Median: 26910
  • 75th Percentile: 35690
  • 90th Percentile: 42440

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45620
  • 25th Percentile: 53550
  • Median: 66200
  • 75th Percentile: 84850
  • 90th Percentile: 109870

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25000
  • 25th Percentile: 32560
  • Median: 41290
  • 75th Percentile: 55570
  • 90th Percentile: 65460

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25630
  • Median Salary 2007: 25560
  • Median Salary 2008: 25570
  • Median Salary 2009: 25750
  • Median Salary 2010: 26910
  • Total Employed 2006: 5000
  • Total Employed 2007: 4870
  • Total Employed 2008: 5250
  • Total Employed 2009: 5370
  • Total Employed 2010: 5840

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51445
  • Median Salary 2007: 53200
  • Median Salary 2008: 56040
  • Median Salary 2009: 66290
  • Median Salary 2010: 66200
  • Total Employed 2006: 505
  • Total Employed 2007: 510
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 630
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35110
  • Median Salary 2007: 35630
  • Median Salary 2008: 36470
  • Median Salary 2009: 38450
  • Median Salary 2010: 41290
  • Total Employed 2006: 740
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 670
  • Total Employed 2009: 640
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Iowa vs National Gerontology Employment

Iowa vs National Gerontology Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.317% (6860)

Gerontology Schools in Iowa

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1. Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center

3200 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 271-1400

Founded in 1898, Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center is a 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Des Moines, IA. It offers subjects including healthcare administration and gerontology. This school offers one certificate, five degrees at the masters level, and three degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 1,821 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa.

2. The University of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005
(319) 273-2311

The University of Northern Iowa offers one program in gerontology and this university, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Falls, IA. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

3. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

The University of Iowa is located in the center of Iowa City and it offers one gerontology program. Iowa is a public, 4-year, research institution. Iowa ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.