Gerontology is configured today as one of the priority areas and that are arousing greater interest in different disciplines. That is why a broad and specific training aimed at all those professionals involved in the issue of aging has become an important demand. Especially when Gerontology is configured today as one of the main employment sites, nationally and internationally.

Gerontology is the study of aging processes and of individuals as they go from childhood to later stages. It includes from the study of physical, social and mental changes in the elderly to the investigation of changes in society that result from the growing aging of the population.

Older people are very different from each other. As needs get older, resources and capabilities vary. The field of aging is very different and offers many employment opportunities. The aging trend of society causes a demand for professionals with technical knowledge in aging.

Finally, it is worth mentioning the great demand that Gerontology training continues to enjoy.

This Master's Degree will not only allow to specialize in Gerontology, but also to facilitate in an important way the performance in Gerontology, allowing its contents, its methodological and computer tools to train the professional to meet the great demand in Gerontology training.

Duration, credit structure and degree

The estimated duration for the completion of the Master in Gerontology is 24 months.

Regarding the distribution of time, it is established that:

  • Being a distance Program and not being subject to face-to-face classes, a specific start date is not established, so the student can formalize the enrollment at any time, provided there are places available.
  • For academic and learning reasons, a minimum duration of the Program of 6 months is available.
  • The maximum time available to complete the Program is 24 months. In this period of time, the student must have submitted all the evaluations corresponding to the program.


The Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER) periodically allocates an extraordinary economic item for FUNIBER Training Scholarships.

To apply, you only have to submit your scholarship application on the main page of the portal with the required data, and the Evaluation Committee will examine the suitability of your application for the granting of financial aid, in the form of FUNIBER Training Scholarships.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated October 11, 2019
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