USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

The Leonard Davis School is the preeminent leader nationally and internationally in the field of gerontology and a pioneer in online gerontology education. It offers a highly personalized experience within a world-class research university.

Online Master's Programs

USC Leonard Davis offers both online master’s degrees and graduate certificates to launch your professional gerontology goals. Explore Davis’ program options in the below categories.

  • Gerontology (5)
    The Master of Arts in Aging Services Management online program gives current and future aging services managers the knowledge and skills to offer services, programs and products to older adults in residential care facilities, assisted living, retirement communities, hospice care and more.
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    The online Master of Arts in Gerontology program is designed for working professionals in the aging industry who wish to acquire superb skills and formal training in gerontology, with a curriculum that complements real-world experience, offers executive polish and helps graduates boost their career potential.
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    The online Master of Arts in Medical Gerontology program allows healthcare professionals and others interested in the health and medical care of older adults to expand upon existing knowledge of the aging process and analyze the complexities of treating and managing multiple chronic conditions.
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    A joint program between the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, USC Leventhal School of Accounting and USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, the online Master of Arts in Long-Term Care Administration provides an opportunity for working professionals to acquire skills and formal training for leadership in long-term care.
    USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
    The flagship Master of Science in Gerontology online program prepares graduates to take on major leadership roles in the private and public sectors, planning, evaluating and administering programs that deliver direct services to older people and their families or teach older adults and service providers.
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  • Health and Medicine (2)
    The online Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality program trains current and future senior living executives in managerial functions, nutrition, health and social engagement within a gerontological framework.
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    Designed for students who want to pursue a career in nutrition and dietetics, the online Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity promotes health and longevity based on scientific evidence — integrating academic study with professional practice experience — for a highly technical, constantly changing world.
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Online Graduate Certificates

  • Gerontology (1)
    The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology online program provides an opportunity for those who have completed a bachelor’s degree in another discipline and are employed in the field of aging to acquire a greater understanding of gerontology theory and research, opening up opportunities across a wide range of industries.
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By the numbers

Davis at a glance

1975
Leonard Davis founded
137
faculty members
11
master’s and doctoral degree programs
11
specialty institutes and centers
5
research cores