Ph.D. in Aging Studies
The Ph.D. in Aging Studies is a research-oriented program designed to train future leaders in the field of aging. The program admits students who show exceptional promise to become strong academic, public sector, and corporate researchers. Students should expect to enroll in the program full-time (9 credits in fall, 9 credits in spring, and 6 credits in summer).
Program Admission Requirements
- A Bachelor's Degree
- GPA of 3.25
- Completion of the GRE within the last 5 years with preferred scores of at least the 50th percentile on Verbal, 30th percentile on quantitative and 50th percentile on analytical writing.
- Applicants where English is not the language of instruction must also submit a TOEFL iBT score of at least 79 which corresponds to a score of 600 on the old TOEFL test
- Submit your best example of a single authored writing sample
- Summary of your career goals and past preparation for a research career
- Three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your work and/or research
The School of Aging Studies has changed to a regular admissions format and is no longer a direct receipt program department. This means that all required application documents must be uploaded directly to the online graduate application, preferably in Adobe Pdf format, and to not submit documents to the School of Aging Studies Department.
Your GRE and TOEFL scores should be sent electronically to the University of South Florida with the following USF Institutional Code: 5828
USF Graduate Admissions Application form can be found on-line at https://secure.vzcollegeapp.com/usf
Deadline for receipt of application is December 11.
To obtain information, please email Dr. Ross Andel at firstname.lastname@example.org