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Gerontology Schools in Louisiana

There are two Louisiana schools offering gerontology programs. In 2010, five students graduated with degrees from Louisiana gerontology schools. Three of all these students graduated with certificates and two students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

Six students graduate from gerontology programs in this state, on average, every year. Specifically, three students graduated with certificates in gerontology and two with a master's level degree.

Two gerontology schools are in this state. Out of these, one school is public, while one school is private. While tuition at a private gerontology school is $41,884, tuition at a public gerontology school is $4,636.

Average tuition for gerontology programs is $26,081. While the highest tuition for gerontology programs, which is $41,884 every year, is at the Tulane University of Louisiana, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,636 every year, is at the University of Louisiana-Monroe.

Schools in this state offer certificates and masters degrees for gerontology students.

Gerontology Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

Six students graduate from gerontology programs in this state, on average, every year. Specifically, three students graduated with certificates in gerontology and two with a master's level degree.

Gerontology Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Master 2006: 12
  • Master 2007: 8
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 8
  • Master 2010: 2

Gerontology Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in Louisiana offer a total of three programs in gerontology. Of these programs, close to 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Gerontology Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 2
  • Master: 1

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17340
  • 25th Percentile: 20450
  • Median: 27170
  • 75th Percentile: 36590
  • 90th Percentile: 47740

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44220
  • 25th Percentile: 55580
  • Median: 83140
  • 75th Percentile: 105880
  • 90th Percentile: 141360

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31490
  • 25th Percentile: 38960
  • Median: 51530
  • 75th Percentile: 63130
  • 90th Percentile: 72320

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28980
  • Median Salary 2007: 28480
  • Median Salary 2008: 29200
  • Median Salary 2009: 26870
  • Median Salary 2010: 27170
  • Total Employed 2006: 4160
  • Total Employed 2007: 4720
  • Total Employed 2008: 4890
  • Total Employed 2009: 5760
  • Total Employed 2010: 5850

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56170
  • Median Salary 2007: 58445
  • Median Salary 2008: 76485
  • Median Salary 2009: 94520
  • Median Salary 2010: 83140
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 65
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41520
  • Median Salary 2007: 41930
  • Median Salary 2008: 47420
  • Median Salary 2009: 50190
  • Median Salary 2010: 51530
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 990
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 910
  • Total Employed 2010: 900

Louisiana vs National Gerontology Employment

Louisiana vs National Gerontology Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.344% (7000)

Gerontology Schools in Louisiana

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1. The University of Louisiana - Monroe

700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0000
(318) 342-1000

The University of Louisiana-Monroe is near the center of the city. ULM offers two programs in gerontology. Out of those, ULM offers students one certificate in gerontology and one master's level gerontology degree. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering gerontology.

2. The University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148
(504) 280-6000

Founded in 1958, the University of New Orleans is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Louisiana. It offers subjects including physics and mechanical engineering. It offers one certificate, 51 degrees at the bachelors level, 45 degrees at the masters level, and 11 doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 11,276 students pursued degrees from the 74 programs at this mid-sized university. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits UNO. This university is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana.

3. The Tulane University of Louisiana

6823 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
(504) 865-5000

The Tulane University of Louisiana, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA and Tulane offers one program in gerontology. This research university is a 4-year research institution. This university ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.