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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Requirements for admission to the CSULB Gerontology Master’s Program


  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  2. Good standing at the last college attended

  3. A passing score on the CSU Writing Proficiency Examination (may be completed during the first semester in residence).

  4. A 3.0 overall grade point average (on a 4-point scale) in the last 60 semester units or 90 quarter units of the degree. Students with less than the required GPA and who meet all other requirements and demonstrate professional promise and experiential background may be admitted conditionally, with the expectation that the student will demonstrate academic ability in all coursework attempted by maintaining a “B” average.

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GRE not required for Admission


Program Director and Graduate Advisor

Dr. Maria Claver

Dr. Maria Claver

Phone Number: (562) 985-4495

Office: FCS-FA-11